U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky said Americans need to learn more about radical Islam.
The Republican from Bowling Green gave a foreign policy speech Wednesday to the Heritage Foundation.
"For Americans to grasp the mindset of radical Islam, we need to understand that they are still hopping mad about a massacre in Karbala some 1,300 years ago. Meanwhile, many Americans are often more concerned with who's winning 'Dancing with the Stars,'" said Paul.
He also said the United States should take a balanced approach to foreign policy and only intervene in another nation's affairs when it's necessary.