Kentucky Republican senator Rand Paul, a fierce
opponent of US foreign aid who is being touted already as a likely 2016
presidential candidate, is scheduled to arrive in Israel Sunday for his
Paul, who espouses the libertarian views of his father
Ron Paul, is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President
Shimon Peres on Monday. Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul is viewed by some as
holding anti-Israel positions.
After meeting Netanyahu and Peres, Paul is scheduled to go to
Jordan on Tuesday and meet with King Abdullah II and PA Authority President
“I want to know
more about the issues...(and) try to figure out why we don’t seem to be able
to achieve peace over there,” Paul said of his trip.