(CNN) – As President Barack Obama deliberates potential military action in Syria, Sen. Rand Paul says the administration is backing a plan that would end in stalemate for the troubled nation.
Speaking with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, the Kentucky Republican said Obama's objectives weren't clear for Syria as he weighs cruise missile strikes.
"He's not going to be for regime change. For me, this sounds like we're not going to win, he's for stalemate," Paul said. "When I've had private conversations with the administration that's what I hear. They're not for victory for either side, they're for equalizing the battle and having stalemate."
The full interview with Paul airs on CNN's "The Situation Room" Friday from 5-7 p.m. ET.
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