By Clark Holmes
Up to now, Congress has stopped short of authorizing any full-scale military force against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Approval has been given to train Syrian rebels.
Obama’s Proposal Plays Into ISIS Plans
But President Obama called for authorizing increasing military force against ISIS in his State of the Union address, which reinforces and validates ISIS’ desire to be perceived as a global threat and a concern to the U.S. that is greater than al-Qaeda.
Ahmad Rashidi was interviewed on Meet the Press where he described how he was captured and held for a month by ISIS when he went to Syria on a rescue mission.
He detailed that ISIS is ‘happy’ about the increased bombing of ISIS strongholds by the U.S. led coalition forces in northern Syria and northwestern Iraq.
Rashidi learned that ISIS goal is to be “better” than al-Qaeda. They intend…
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