Senator Rand Paul calls for declaration of war against Islamic State: NYT

Senator Rand Paul addresses the crowd at U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's midterm election night rally in LouisvilleWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a possible Republican candidate for president in 2016, is calling for a formal declaration of war against Islamic State militants who control parts of Iraq and Syria, the New York Times reported on Monday. In an interview on Saturday, Paul said his proposal would limit the duration of military action to one year and significantly restrict the use of ground forces, the Times said. …

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