When it comes to the European migrant crisis, former Texas Congressman Ron Paul says: “we should have done a lot less a long time ago.”
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During an interview with FOX Business Network’s Charles Payne Paul argued that the U.S. policy is to blame for the “utter mess.”
“It’s interventionism of Republicans and Democrats and neo-conservatives that we have to re-make the Middle East -- and we certainly did since 9-11---we have re-made the Middle East, but I see no positives. We have created ISIS and Al Qaeda -- we’ve [supported] them. I mean it’s an utter mess no wonder there [are] migrations,” he said.
Paul argued the U.S. should step back from its role as the world’s policeman in the Middle East.
“I think the more we are involved the more chaos there is. [There have] been periods of time in the history of that area where Christians and Jews and Muslims lived peacefully together. It’s when outsiders come in and when there is a crusade from the Europeans and the Americans that come in and take over,” he said.