It’s a Complex Issue #UniteBlue #LibCrib @Bannerite #CounterTerrorism

169506920crop5

Anyone who pretends that a simple solution like “boots on the ground” will solve the problem the world is experiencing with Jihadist of all ilks is either a complete fool or working for the corporations that service our military. Just try to research the terms Jihadist, ISIS, ISIS, DAESH, al Qaeda, and IS. I dare you.

Yet, we must learn about them and figure out how to defeat them.  We must learn how to keep young, disenfranchised youth from leaving their countries to join up and fight for them. To this end, The White House is hosting a Counter Terrorism Summit beginning Wednesday, February 18.  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2015/01/11/white-house-to-host-counterterrorism-summit-feb-18/

Back in January, The White House release a statement from the President regarding the goals of this summit.  http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/01/11/statement-press-secretary-white-house-summit-countering-violent-extremis

For a glimpse at the complexity of the Jihadist issue, check out the connecting web-like charts in this article:   http://foreignpolicy.com/2014/09/02/the-islamic-state-vs-al-qaeda/

Please keep track of the summit findings and do what you can to try to dissect the complexities of these extremists.

Pat Taylor Fuller has a blogspot named Pat’s Commentary
http://pageposts1123.blogspot.com/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s