Sunday on CNN, former director of the NSA and CIA Gen. Michael Hayden said it is only a “matter of time” before ISIS attacks America.
Hayden said, “This is a question of timing, not of inevitability, not of intent. Right now I think it is fair to say that ISIS is a very powerful local terrorist organization and probably a reasonably powerful regional terrorist organization but one that has global ambitions. It has the tools, American passport holders, European passport holders. it expressed the intent. if it is not Tuesday it’s at a time and place of their choosing. it will come probably sooner rather than later.”
“They are in a competition with al Qaeda prime,” he continued. “There is no way more powerful to express their street credentials among the jihadist community than a successful attack against the West.” he added.
Hayden confirmed it was only “a matter of time” before ISIS attacked America saying “of course, and Americans and American interests in the region right now are at risk.”
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