Tuesday at Georgetown University, former President Bill Clinton said ISIS was “arguably the most interesting” non-governmental organization today.
Clinton said, “Arguably the most interesting non-governmental organization today, which proves the importance of inclusion by its short-comings, but is formidable, is ISIS.”
He continued, “ISIS is a terrorist organization, an NGO, trying to become a state. That is, they don’t recognize any of the boundaries of the Middle Eastern countries as legitimate. They were all established, drawn largely by Westerners after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in World War I. And so when they go capture a place, they set up their own judicial system, they set up their own rule making, they set up whatever their social services are going to be. And the only thing is, you can’t disagree with them, or they’ll kill you, as we have seen.”
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