Fareed Zakaria GPS – CNN 11-29-15

Fareed Zakaria said:

ISIS is about religion and power, with increasing evidence its military backbone is comprised of high ranking officers from Saddam Hussein’s army.

ISIS has thrived primarily because of the rage and rebellion of the Sunnis of Iraq and Syria. ISIS is a messaging and recruitment machine, and so long as it can attract young Muslim men across the globe, ISIS is a growing danger to the world that is impossible to fully assess .

ISIS is like other radical Islamic groups, such as the Taliban, in that their allure fades once under their medieval barbarous governance.

Thomas Friedman at The New York Times said ISIS’ value proposition is to offer young men who have never held a job, power, or a girl’s hand, the promise of a wife, a salary, and to be lorded over others.

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