Obama: ISIS Is Not Getting ‘Stronger,’ We Have ‘Contained’ Them

Obama: ISIS Is Not Getting ‘Stronger,’ We Have ‘Contained’ Them
Ed. Note: In case you missed it, President Obama made this outrageous and ludicrous claim on November 12–one day before ISIS carried out the Paris massacre.

Republished from Breitbart.com, by Jeff Poor, November 13, 2015. Video: ABC News. 

Friday [November 13, 2015] on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” President Barack Obama seemingly downplayed the threat of ISIS in an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that aired on Friday’s broadcast of “Good Morning America.”

Stephanopoulos asked Obama if ISIS was gaining in strength, to which Obama denied they were.

“I don’t think they’re gaining strength,” Obama responded. “What is true is that from the start, our goal has been first to contain and we have contained them. They have not gained ground in Iraq, and in Syria they’ll come in, they’ll leave, but you don’t see this systemic march by ISIL across the terrain.”

“What we have not yet been able to do is to completely decapitate their command and control structures,” he admitted. “We’ve made some progress in trying to reduce the flow of foreign fighters and part our goal has to be to recruit more effective Sunni partners in Iraq to really go on offense rather than simply engage in defense.”


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