Fmr Obama DIA Head Flynn: Obama ‘100% Wrong,’ Needs To ‘Get Real,’ ‘Absurd’ To Say ISIS Strategy Working

Lt. Gen Michael Flynn, who served as head of the DIA during the Obama administration slammed President Obama’s rhetoric on radical Islam as “100% wrong,” said he needs to “get real” on ISIS and slammed “our amateurish foreign policy” for “letting the world go to hell,” and declared saying the US’ ISIS strategy is “absurd” on Monday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.

Flynn said, “number one, the president was 100% wrong. If you don’t clearly define the enemy that you’re going to face, you cannot figure out the way to defeat that enemy. We are facing radical Islamists. And frankly, this is a war on reality, and the president and his close advisers need to get real. They are obviously not under enough pressure, they are not JVs, they just demonstrated that again, and they will absolutely attack again in places like London, in places like Berlin, in places like New York, in places like Washington, DC. They’re very, very well organized. This is the problem of letting the world go to hell and assuming it won’t come back to bite you in the rear end. And our frankly — and I’m going to be very candid here, Sean — our amateurish foreign policy has its own place of responsibility in the mayhem that we are seeing right now. The president, to stand there and say that our strategy is working against this vicious, vile enemy, is absurd. It’s absolutely absurd. And I just — I’m stunned at his press conference today, and the way he characterized this brutal attack, this brutal 9/11-style attack in Paris as a ‘setback.'”

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