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Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Sign of nasty 2016 foreign policy debate
Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Sign of nasty 2016 foreign policy debate

The sniping this week between two presumed Republican candidates for president has included cracks about hopeless naïvete, a spat over the mantle of Ronald Reagan and even an insult aimed at Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s hipster glasses. It was also the opening round of a fight that has many more to go in the years leading to the 2016 Republican nomination. The dueling opinion columns by Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky suggested that the next GOP contest will have all the niceties of a championship bout, particularly when it comes to a subject which has surfaced in the last several Republican nominating contests: foreign policy. There are two strands of thought. Most of the...

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