Feinstein: Obama Too Cautious on 'Extraordinarily Dangerous' ISIS

Feinstein: Obama Too Cautious on 'Extraordinarily Dangerous' ISIS

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said President Barack Obama  is being “too cautious” on going after ISIS because they are “extraordinarily dangerous” and “will kill with abandon.”

Feinstein said, “I’ve learned one thing about this president, and that is he’s very cautious. maybe in this instance too cautious. I do know that the military, I know that the state department, I know that others have been putting plans together. So hopefully those plans will coalesce into a strategy that can encourage that coalition. from Arab nations, you know, Jordan is at jeopardy, Lebanon at jeopardy. UAA and other countries are in jeopardy. There is good reason for people to come together now and begin to approach this as the very real threat,’

When asked about the president refering to ISIS as a JV team, Feinstein said, “I think it’s wrong, too. it’s a mainly a varsity team. If you want to use that kind of monikers, I see nothing that compares to its viciousness. and I’ve been on the intelligence committee since 9/11. I’ve watched this evolution of nonstate actors into world terror very carefully and closely. This is really the first group that has the wherewithal in terms of financing. The fighting machine in terms of a structure. Heavy equipment, heavy explosives. the ability to move quickly. They cross the border into Iraq before we knew it happened. So this is a group of people who are extraordinarily dangerous. they will kill with abandon.”

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