Israel should be treated as an independent nation and our friend
LAKE JACKSON, Texas – 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul recently discussed his position on the State of Israel and foreign policy in general.
In a video interview published online, conducted by Ron Paul 2012 campaign blogger Jack Hunter, the 12-term Congressman from Texas describes how he was one of few congressmen to oppose rebuking Israel for a strike on Iraq’s nuclear program in the 1980s.
States Paul in the interview: “To me it was Israel’s business, so I was voting for their independence. I think Israel should be treated as an independent nation and not a puppet of our state.”
Paul went on to talk about his opposition to giving foreign aid to Israel’s sworn enemies, and how Israel should be treated as our best friend not one we dictate policy to.
The full interview can be viewed here.