NSA leaker Edward Snowden praised Sen. Rand Paul’s anti-Patriot Act filibuster from Moscow, where the former contractor fled by way of Hong Kong in 2013 with a trove of America’s national security secrets.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) will speak at an event in Arizona on Friday along with a state senator who made headlines last year for hosting a hearing on the environmental impact of “chemtrails.”
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) most prominent pro-Israel backer, who funded the senator’s 2013 visit to Israel, is throwing his support fully behind Gov. Scott Walker’s prospective presidential campaign, he told the Washington Free Beacon.
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) greatest vulnerabilities in the early GOP primaries are his positions on Iran and Israel, according to a private poll commissioned by a group called the Foundation for a Secure and Prosperous America.
Looking out over the lunch crowd packed into a Marriott hotel ballroom in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, David Simon, the creator of The Wire, must have felt a touch of the surreal.
The Ron Paul Institute published a column on Friday arguing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “played the Holocaust card” in an effort to manipulate the U.S. government into starting a war with Iran.
Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire agreement reached earlier this month by European negotiators.
While Russian-backed separatists began to pull back some heavy weapons from the front lines on Tuesday as part of the deal, Ukraine says the rebels are still initiating attacks. Ukrainian forces retreated from the strategic rail hub Debaltseve last week under an onslaught from the separatists—who were bolstered by Russian troops and advanced weaponry, Western officials said—and residents now fear that the rebels could launch further attacks on the eastern cities of Mariupol and Kharkiv.