Interesting. He likes Kennan's (a Milwaukeean's) stuff.
Senator and Republican presidential prospect Rand Paul gave a
highly anticipated speech today at the Heritage Foundation, asking
his fellow Republicans and citizens to fundamentally rethink
American foreign policy. Appealing to the theory of George Kennan
and the practice of Ronald Reagan, the junior senator from Kentucky
advocated a thoughtful but firm policy of containment to balance
legitimate concerns about foreign threats posed by radical jihad in
particular with conservative ideas. In
his words, “I’d argue that a more restrained foreign policy is
the true conservative foreign policy, as it includes two basic
tenets of true conservatism: respect for the Constitution and
That's from this link.
Here's more--from another link:
...He went on to put this into a context: “that the
West is in for a long, irregular confrontation not with terrorism,
which is simply a tactic, but with Radical
Well, it's not just the Islamists--after all, the ChiComs (and their wacky-duck nephew in N Korea) have their own plans.
But you get the idea.
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