McCain: America Facing An "Existential Threat" In Iraq Staff
Posted: Jun 13, 2014 11:01 AM
SEN. JOHN McCAIN (R-AZ): Well, the fact is that the president is now deciding saying that there's no option. I'm sure you saw the reports where two Iranian Quds Force, their elite battalions, have moved into Iraq. This has turned into one of the most serious threats to American security in recent history. There is now the Syria/Iraq area, the largest area ever of radical islamist extremism. They are moving back and forth between Syria and Iraq. Our failure to help the resistance in Iraq, our failure to give these people the help they needed when we could have gotten rid of Bashir Assad, those chickens are coming home to roost as well. So what does it mean to the American people? It means that we are now facing an existential threat to the security of the United States of America.