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Santorum calls for "boots on the ground" to combat IS

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 00:58

Former senator Rick Santorum tells CPAC, if Islamic State ''wants to establish a 7th century caliphate, let's oblige them by bombing them back to the 7th century.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Former senator Rick Santorum calls for American "boots on the ground," to combat Islamic State in an address at the Conservative Political Action Conference, being held at National Harbor, Maryland, near Washington, D.C.. "If ISIS wants to establish a 7th century caliphate -- well, let's oblige them by bombing them back to the 7th century," he said. A favorite of the Christian right, the former Pennsylvania senator, 56, won the Iowa caucuses in 2012 and was an active campaigner in the 2014 election cycle. He says he has not decided whether he will run but a website is accepting contributions for a presidential campaign.

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Santorum calls for "boots on the ground" to combat IS

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 00:58