State Dept. Spox on ISIS: “We CANNOT win this war by killing them” » The Right Scoop –

“We’re killing a lot of them and we’re going to keep killing more of them. So are the Egyptians, so are the Jordanians. They’re in this fight with us. But we cannot win this war by killing them. We cannot kill our way out of this war. We need in the medium to longer term to go after the root causes that leads people to join these groups, whether it’s lack of opportunity for jobs…”

via State Dept. Spox on ISIS: “We CANNOT win this war by killing them” » The Right Scoop –.

General LeMay begs to differ.

13 thoughts on “State Dept. Spox on ISIS: “We CANNOT win this war by killing them” » The Right Scoop –”

  1. Can we play this, the “empathy” clip, Bath House Barry’s “folks” comment, and the remarks about the Junior Varsity as the sound background to ISIS execution and beheading and burning videos in a continuous loop until November 2016?

  2. Rule 6: If violence wasn’t your last resort, you failed to resort to enough of it.

    Also, Rule 30 seems possibly applicable: A little trust goes a long way. The less you use, the further you’ll go.

    Further, Rule 47: Don’t expect the enemy to cooperate in the creation of your dream engagement.

  3. Kind of reminds me of LBJ’s solution to end that little Vietnamese insurgency. A massive jobs program to include hydroelectric projects on the Mekong. “Old Ho can’t turn that down”.

  4. She’s a child. A young, uneducated child mouthing talking points she’s been given by others. Such a waste.

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