Following Obama Pentagon speech, Israel introduces elite unit to fight ISIS
A local Egyptian branch of Isis issued a new video threatening to launch “150 rockets” into Israel from the Sinai Peninsula. The group, calling it self Wilayat Sinai, made the threat in response to what it claimed were Israeli assaults on Palestinians…
While President Barack Obama during his Pentagon visit on Monday explained his approach to fighting and defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with the statement that “Ideologies are not defeated by guns; they’re defeated with better ideas,” Israeli political officials and their security commanders announced their own plans for a specially trained brigade.
Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, on Tuesday during an Armed Services Committee hearing, criticized President Obama’s comments at the Pentagon on Monday about his progress against ISIS as being delusional. “President Obama’s comments today reveal the disturbing degree of self-delusion that characterizes the Administration’s campaign against [ISIS],” McCain said. Others said they were disappointed that some of the military leaders at the Pentagon showed no “backbone” and stood behind Obama while he pontificated about a non-existent coalition of 60 nations.
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