The saga of the Obama administration’s shameful, failed policy of trying to outsource the defense of America and Western civilization continues apace.
When the so-called “moderate” rebels we trained were unleashed into Syria to fight the Islamic State, they quickly disappeared.
Last week the commanding general of CENTCOM admitted that the total number of fighters remaining in the ranks of those trained by the US measured just “4 or 5.” Not 4 or 5 thousand. Not even 4 or 5 hundred. 4 or 5. Total. And the general couldn’t even say accurately whether the figure was 4 or 5.
Now we learn that the “moderate rebel” force that was sent to fight over the summer immediately turned its weapons over to Al Qaeda.
The Jihadists mean us harm. They want to kill us and subjugate us. Sooner or later we’re going to have to confront them.
We can’t outsource that mission to anyone else, especially not other Jihadis.
We shouldn’t have to even say this after our experiences as a nation over the past 14 years, but there are still many in government, to include Barack Obama and John Kerry, along with retired General Petraeus, who are clueless when it comes to this…