Ron Paul: Sanctions Against Iran Are an ‘Act of War’

ABC News: Unwilling to back down from the growing criticism that his foreign policy would be “dangerous,” Ron Paul told voters in Iowa that western sanctions against Iran are “acts of war” that are likely to lead to an actual war.

Paul said that Iran would be justified in responding to sanctions by blocking the Straits of Hormuz, adding that the country blocking the strategically important strait is “so logical” since they have no other recourse.

He then compared the situation to China blocking off the Gulf of Mexico to trade.

“I think the solution is to do a lot less a lot sooner, and mind our own business, and we wouldn’t have this threat of another war,” Paul said.

Paul made the comments to a crowd of 100 people in Perry, Iowa, the first stop on his two-day campaign swing through the western part of the state.

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  1. Nice to read that someone still thinks cleary in the USA. The West keeps slamming on ‘sanctions’ and if any one dares to retaliate they cry ‘foul’!

    If you keep teasing some kind of reaction or retaliation is to be expected. Better think before…

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