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Former President Jimmy Carter believes the Obama administration “waited too long” to act on ISIS, allowing the group to shore up the funding and resources for its success in taking over parts of Iraq.
“First of all, we waited too long. We let the Islamic state build up its money, capability and strength and weapons while it was still in Syria,” Carter said in an October 7 interview with the Fort-Worth Star Telegram, “Then when [ISIS] moved into Iraq, the Sunni Muslims didn’t object to their being there and about a third of the territory in Iraq was abandoned.”
Carter said ground troops could enable the mission to succeed, but that troops would only help Iraq, not Syria, where ISIS originated.
Carter's dissatisfaction with Obama's ISIS strategy may be indicative of his feelings toward the president's Middle East policy as whole, which he implied lacked focus.
“It changes from time to time,” Carter told the Star Telegram. “I noticed that two of his secretaries of defense, after they got out of office, were very critical of the lack of positive action on the part of the president.
Then again, being a 90yr old Hamas supporter, maybe old age is affecting his ability to use logic & rationale!
originally posted by: ExSmokerYes
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs
Too bad Jimmy Carter is just another 33dgree Masonic As*Hole who won't say it like it is.
Ron Paul on the other hand, just tells it like it is.
US government funded and created ISIS, they were the "moderates", who became non-moderates
Don't you just hate that, when moderates become extremist LOL with your guns and MREs
originally posted by: Unity_99
He's right. And they did drag their heals to allow this horrendously brutal primitive group of jackyls and gargoyles from lower diminsions to try and overtake the rights of others, to force their pyschopathy on them.
And Obama and all his overlords, who he answers to, planned every move of this.
when one takes a look at the worldwide banking system and, in particular, the amount of countries with government-owned, non-Rothschild affiliated central banks, one easily sees a monopolistic system coming into view. In addition, when one takes a closer look at those countries with government-owned central banks, independent of Rothschild and major financier control, it becomes even clearer that maintaining a government-mandated structure of currency and central banking places a nation on a very dangerous list.
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: MGaddafi
Whatever Ahmadinejad and Assad might be challenging, they also prevent free speech, deny the people who live under their rule the right to decide who their leader will be in a free and fair manner, in the case of Ahmadinejad he is an anti-semite, and Assad is a murderer of his own people.
I do not care whether the pair of them want to legalise pot world wide, and turn their entire nations GDP toward setting up a never ending metal festival, they are STILL bastards.
hey also prevent free speech, deny the people who live under their rule the right to decide who their leader will be in a free and fair manner, in the case of Ahmadinejad he is an anti-semite, and Assad is a murderer of his own people.
they also prevent free speech, deny the people who live under their rule the right to decide who their leader will be in a free and fair manner