Ron Paul: Strike against Iran would risk a repeat of 'useless' Iraq war | Citizens for Legitimate Government
15 Dec 2011
Libertarian-minded Ron Paul separated himself from the pack of Republican candidates at tonight's debate by urging restraint in response to a possible Iranian nuclear threat, saying the U.S. can ill afford a repeat of its war in on Iraq. Paul said there was "no U.N. evidence" that Iran is developing a nuclear weapons program, calling claims to the contrary "war propaganda." "To me the greatest danger is that we will have a president that will overreact, and we will soon bomb Iran," he said. "We ought to really sit back and think, not jump the gun and believe that we are going to be attacked. That's how we got into that useless war in Iraq and lost so much..."