Mattis On ISIS: We Have Shifted From Obama ‘Attrition’ Strategy To ‘Annihilation’ Strategy (Video)
At last somebody with cajones! Annihilation is a word that literally means reduced to nothing. There is no better meaning for the intended purpose of this mission. I’ve been waiting years for a US military leader to utter those words! Go get’em, Mad Dog!
This is a massive step in ridding the world of this scourge! Annihilate ISIS in its strongholds, before an all out war comes to our own shores.
WZ: Gee, kill the enemy. What a simple thought. Why didn’t the Obama administration think of it?
Newsmax: Defense Secretary James Mattis says the United States has now shifted its military strategy against ISIS from “attrition tactics” to “annihilation.”
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In an interview aired Sunday on CBS News’ “Face The Nation,” Mattis said “our strategy right now is to accelerate the campaign against ISIS.”
“It is a threat to all civilized nations and the bottom line is, we are going to move in an accelerated and reinforced manner, throw them on their back foot,” he said.
“We have already shifted from attrition tactics where we shove them from one position to another in Iraq and Syria, to annihilation tactics where we surround them.” More
CBS: Mattis used equally tough language. He said the “bottom line is we are going to move in an accelerated and reinforced manner, throw them on their back foot.”
“We have already shifted from attrition tactics where we shove them from one position to another in Iraq and Syria, to annihilation tactics where we surround them,” Mattis said. “Our intention is that the foreign fighters do not survive the fight to return home to North Africa, to Europe, to America, to Asia, to Africa. We’re not going to allow them to do so. We’re going to stop them there and take apart the caliphate.”
The newer strategy gives ISIS no retreat, Mattis explained. More