Rand Paul’s Russian Connection

Paul names controversial Kremlin expert foreign policy adviser
Dimitri Simes

Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) has named as one of his key foreign policy advisers a controversial Russia policy expert with deep ties to the Kremlin.

Rand Paul Scrubs Anti-Israel Student Reading List from Website

Books laden with anti-Semitic imagery included on senator’s ‘student reading list’
Sen. Rand Paul (R.,Ky.) / AP

Sen. Rand Paul’s (R., Ky.) office deleted a “student reading list” that promoted anti-Israel books from his official Senate website this week, shortly after the Weekly Standard published an article last Friday highlighting the controversial recommendations.

Sunday Show Round Up

Dick Cheney, Rand Paul detail opposing foreign policy strategies
Former Vice President Dick Cheney / AP

Former Vice President Dick Cheney brushed off criticisms of his foreign policy stance from Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.), calling the first-term senator an “isolationist” on Sunday.

Paul Seeks to Remove Obama Waiver Power on Palestinian Aid

AIPAC, Paul continue to disagree on issue of PA aid
Rand Paul

Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) is urging his colleagues to support a new bill that would remove President Barack Obama’s executive waiver authority and block him from sending continued U.S. taxpayer aid to the new Hamas-backed Palestinian government.