Thursday, December 3, 2015

Head Of U.S. Joint Chiefs Of Staff Contradicts Obama Stating The Government Has Not Contained ISIS (Video)

Recently, U.S. President Barack Obama, stated the government has ISIS under control. Hours later they struck in Paris, France killing 130 people. Obama was then roundly criticized for his statements. On December 1, 2015, Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stating during a congressional hearing in front of the House Armed Services Committee, "We have not contained ISIS." 


Joint Chiefs chairman: 'We have not contained' ISIS

12/01/15 12:54 PM EST - The United States has "not contained" the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the nation's top military officer said Tuesday, contradicting President Obama's remarks last month about the terror group. "We have not contained" ISIS, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told lawmakers at a House Armed Services Committee hearing.

The comment runs counter to what the president said days before ISIS launched a string of attacks across Paris. "I don't think they're gaining strength. What is true is that from the start, our goal has been first to contain, and we have contained them," Obama told ABC News...