Questions arise about what the White House will do to combat ISIS terrorists in Syria even if the US defeats them in Iraq.
President Barack Obama said during a Thursday press conference that his administration doesn't have a plan worked out yet for defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Syria.
The vicious terrorist group has its most comfortable stronghold in Syria, leaving open the possibility that defeating them in Iraq could leave them more entrenched one nation to the west – in a country that shares a hotly contested border with Israel, a key U.S. ally.
Syria is in general disarray as rebels from a range of moderate and militant Islamist groups have fought a civil war for more than three years with the aim of taking over the country.
ISIS is among the groups that oppose Syrian dictator Assad. Crushing ISIS in Syria could strengthen the barbaric Assad regime.
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