President obama delivers a statement following a meeting with his national security council on us operations against isis he calls for reinstatement of the assault weapons ban in wake of the mass shooting in orlando he also addressed critics who want him to call isis terrorists “radical islamists,. Republican presidential nominee repeatedly refers to president as 'barack hussein obama' and says hillary clinton is isis co-founder. President barack obama sent a strong message regarding isis when he spoke from the oval office in a special address on sunday night in the wake of the san bernardino shootings that left 14 dead “the threat from terrorism is real, but we will overcome it,” he said “we will destroy isil and any other. President warns that while isis might be losing territory in middle east, it could still inspire individuals to commit attacks overseas. Violent extremists in syria and iraq have nothing to do with islam, president barack obama said on thursday, as he tried to separate the growing threat from terrorism in the middle east from a discussion about religion attempting to corral support from countries around the world for the campaign against. Donald trump said thursday that he meant exactly what he said when he called president barack obama the founder of isis and objected when a conservative radio show host tried to clarify the gop nominee's position.
President obama once called isis the jv team, but he understimated them, and americans are paying the price. President obama in his final state of the union address called protecting the american people from terrorists priority no 1 but sought to downplay what he said was “over-the-top” hype over the islamic state in iraq and syria's (isis) strength both al qaeda and now isil pose a direct threat to our people. Isis has grown enormously over the last four years the standard line on the left is that donald trump's pre-inauguration words and now his actions are recruiting fodder for isis that refrain of the democrats is dubious – but if it holds any salt at all, then the democrats are currently helping isis recruit.
Donald trump accused president obama of being the “founder of isis” wednesday, the latest incendiary comment from a candidate in the middle of a meltdown of course, obama did not found isis and has actually led a campaign that has killed thousands of isis militants labeling any individual the sole. At a press conference at the pentagon, president obama noted the lack of major military victories for the islamic state in iraq and syria over the past year. In an interview with george stephanopoulos on abc's good morning america that was broadcasted friday, president obama said isis has been contained i don't think they're gaining strength, obama said of isis what is true, from the start our goal has been first to contain and we have contained. As part of his trip to argentina, president obama co-hosted a press conference yesterday with president mauricio macri, and a reporter asked about the “optics” of obama continuing with his schedule in the wake of the terrorist attack in brussels the american leader's response raised some eyebrows.
State floor 9:01 pm edt my fellow americans, tonight i want to speak to you about what the united states will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as isil as commander-in-chief, my highest priority is the security of the american people over the last. President obama delivers remarks on the fight against terror in washington, dc, at the us treasury department.
Apparently, former president barack obama's strategy to take out isis leaders is working so well that us special forces are running out of targets to kill and president donald trump, who claimed during the campaign to have a secret plan to defeat isis, still isn't happy. The maps show that most of the territorial collapse of isis took place during the trump administration but defense experts say that what the maps don't show are the offensive operations that began under obama the battle for mosul, for example, began in october 2016, about four months before trump.
The white house reportedly asked the military for a new anti-isis plan because its first one was hard to “brand” as a break from obama.
Below is a full transcript of president barack obama's june 14 remarks on the government's effort to destroy the islamic state militant group, also known as isis or isil in his address, which came two days after the massacre at the pulse nightclub in orlando, florida, obama also demanded reinstatement of. Over the past couple of weeks, we've started to get a good look at the trump administration's strategy to fight isis and other jihadi groups in syria, and the consensus seems to be that it's not a new strategy at all joshua keating joshua keating is a staff writer at slate focusing on international affairs and. Terrorism: nine months after president trump promised to defeat isis quickly and effectively, us-backed forces captured raqqa, which until tuesday had served as the isis capital the battle now is over who deserves credit: trump or president obama trump, not surprisingly, claims it for himself: it had. Donald trump has described president barack obama as “the founder of isis”, and said his rival hillary clinton was the “co-founder” of the fundamentalist organisation as he intensified his attacks on the democratic party.