Obama is the only president in US history to preside over 8 straight years of constant warfare. And during that time, the threats to our national security only increased, with the rise of ISIS to one of the greatest terrorist threats facing the free world today.
The vacuum created in Iraq by Obama’s ill-timed withdrawal of the troops led to the rise of the Sunni-dominated ISIS, and Obama did little to fix the problem, although ISIS did provide a convenient justification for even further increases in the national security state.
In the following video, Right Wing News looks at a recent interview with the Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who revealed that during Obama’s time, Saudi Arabia had offered direct military assistance to combat ISIS in Syria.
Since Obama’s policy in Syria was ‘no military boots on the ground’, you would think that having the option of Saudi troops in Syria would have been a great boon to the efforts toward eradicating ISIS. Obama’s response was to refuse such help, another testament to his total incompetence. Of course, don’t expect the dishonest media to widely report on this…
President Donald Trump had a meeting with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that some in media seem to have missed. Perhaps the effusive praise for Trump is one reason why.
From Daily Caller:
A statement released by the Saudi leader was effusive in its praise for the U.S. president’s “great understanding” of geo-political problems in the Middle East and his concern for better relations with the Saudi people.
The deputy crown prince also was supportive of the Trump travel ban to block terrorists.
Salman also agreed with Trump’s efforts to enforce a temporary travel ban on visitors to the U.S. that includes countries with a Muslim-majority population.
“Saudi Arabia does not believe that this measure is targeting Muslim countries or the religion of Islam. This measure is a sovereign decision aimed at preventing terrorists from entering the United States of America. President Trump expressed his deep respect for the Religion of Islam, considering it one of the divine religions that came with great human principles kidnapped by radical groups,” he said.
They even discussed the success of Saudi Arabia’s ‘wall’ with Iraq, a “successful experience … which led to preventing illegal entrance of individuals, as well as preventing smuggling operations.”
Media has to be surprised with the praise for Trump and the travel ban.
But an even bigger bomb was what the deputy crown prince’s adviser, Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, said in an interview with Bret Baier when talking about the meeting.
“We are more than ready to cooperate with the United States on countering ISIS in Syria and Iraq, across the region, not just financially but the Saudi government offered during the Obama administration’s time to send its troops into Syria to fight ISIS, that was not met with enthusiasm by the Obama administration.
I think that offer remains on the table. And I’m sure that we’re more than, the Saudi government is more than ready to support the U.S. in eradicating ISIS. But not just financially, but with its own troops and its own people.”
Unbelievable. President Barack Obama left the vacuum in Iraq that led to the rise of ISIS. Then he did nothing to stop them early when he could have in 2014. Now we hear he turned down Arab money and help?
How many lost opportunities and how many are dead because of this?
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