Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and expert in political and security issues in the Middle East, James Jeffrey, makes two rather jarring claims about the Obama administration’s response to the rise of ISIS terrorists in Iraq.
First, Jeffrey claims that the White House was “warned by everybody” about the group. This stands in stark contrast to when Obama claimed he wasn’t warned by his National Intelligence Director because they “underestimated” ISIS.
Second, Jeffrey says that despite being warned repeatedly, Obama “did almost nothing” to stop them.
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Via Yahoo! News:
President Obama’s former ambassador to Iraq says in a new interview that his administration “did almost nothing” in response to intelligence warnings earlier this year that Islamic State radicals were gaining ground in Iraq and threatening the country’s stability.
“The administration not only was warned by everybody back in January, it actually announced that it was going to intensify support against ISIS with the Iraqi armed forces. And it did almost nothing,” says James Jeffrey …
Jeffrey is one of a number of ex-administration officials who appear in the film and sharply criticize the decisions of the president they once served.
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