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Lack of anti-ISIS strategy makes world more dangerous

McFadden released the following statement today in response to Pres. Obama's comment that "we don't have a strategy" to deal with ISIS, the terrorist organization creating chaos in Syria and Iraq:

"It's disappointing that President Obama says 'we don't have a strategy' to deal with ISIS even though the situation in Iraq remains unstable and our military is continuing with air strikes," said McFadden. "Between Ukraine, Syria and Iraq, we are seeing first hand the consequences of not having a coherent foreign policy agenda. It began in Benghazi and continues to this day with the rise of ISIS. Senator Franken has supported President Obama's foreign policy blunders every step of the way. He's kept his head down and supported a President who is making the world a more dangerous place. It's time for a change."

President Obama on ISIS: "'I don't want to put the cart before the horse,' Obama told reporters during a White House news briefing. 'We don't have a strategy yet.'" (CNN, Aug. 29, 2014)

Source: 2014 Minnesota Senate campaign website, MikeMcFadden.com , Sep 2, 2014

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