The Obama administration keeps telling us that we have nothing to worry about from ISIS, that our air support for “our partners on the ground” will defeat ISIS in Iraq. The facts tell an entirely different story.
One of the places that ISIS is making major inroads in Iraq is up on the Turkish border, in Kurdistan. The Kurds are more than willing to fight ISIS and they’ve got the people to do it. What they don’t have is heavy weaponry to go on the attack. The Iraqi government has the weapons, they won’t give them to the Kurds. The Turkish army has heavy weapons and they won’t supply the Kurds nor will they attack ISIS even though they are right on the Turkish border.
What is the Obama administration doing to help our “partners”? Just what you’d expect, absolutely nothing.
Our good friend Jeff Dunetz caught Rep. Duncan Hunter on Greta’s show last night talking about ISIS and the Kurds, but the most interesting part of his discussion is when he says that the US Border Patrol has actually caught ISIS members coming across the Southern Border. We live in Phoenix, we take this personally.
Greta And the border patrol just let’s ISIS members come across the border?
Hunter: No. They caught them at the border. Therefore, we know that ISIS is coming across the border. If they catch five or ten of them, you know that there are going to be dozens more that did not get caught by the border patrol. That’s how you know. That’s where we are at risk here, is from ISIS and radical Islamists coming across the border. Once again, they don’t have a navy, air force, nuclear weapons. The only way that Americans are going to be harmed by radical Islam — Chairman Dempsey said the same thing. He said that’s where the major threat is here, that’s how these guy guys are going to infiltrate through America and harm Americans.
Not only are we catching them at the border, we are allowing ISIS fighters who left the US to go to Syria and Iraq to fight for ISIS back in the country. That report comes from across the aisle, Democratic Rep Tim Bishop (D-NY) had this to say.
Rep. Tim Bishop (D., N.Y.) warned during a recent speech that up to 40 radicalized U.S. citizens who have fought alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) have already returned to the United States, where they could pose a terrorist threat.
Bishop claims that of the 100 or so Americans who have traveled to the Middle East to join ISIL’s ranks, some 40 have returned and are currently being surveilled by the FBI, according to his remarks, which were filmed and uploaded to YouTube last week.
“One of the concerns is the number of U.S. citizens who have left our country to go join up with ISIS,” Bishop said during the speech. “It is believed there have been some number up to 100 that have done that.”
“It is also believed that some 40 of those who left this country to join up with ISIS have now returned to our country,” Bishop said, eliciting shocked responses from some in the crowd.
So much for the Obama administration’s assurances that we have nothing to fear here in the US.
You can bet that those returning ISIS fighters will find a warm welcome in the Muslim communities across the US and it’s also a pretty good bet that they will be instrumental in recruiting more people like Alton Nolen, the Oklahoma butcher who beheaded a coworker in an act the Obama administration is calling “workplace violence.”
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