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August 22, 2014


Obama Signals All Out War on ISIS

"The Obama administration signaled Thursday that the United States has begun a new war against the so-called Islamic State, and that group's operatives will not be safe from America's wrath in Iraq, in Syria, or wherever they can be tracked down," Eli Lake reports.

"The most notable rhetorical tell came from Obama himself. In the aftermath of the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Obama vowed to bring the attackers to justice. This week Obama struck a different tone, saying: 'When people harm Americans, anywhere, we do what's necessary to see that justice is done.'"

"The difference between bringing suspects to justice and seeing that justice is done is roughly the same as the difference between treating terrorism as a crime and as an act of war."












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