Fighting and Defeating ISIS Part Two
By: Bill O'ReillySeptember 16, 2014
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As we told you last night, President Obama's strategy of arming disorganized Syrians to defeat a well-trained terror army will never work. 

The president knows that, but he's afraid to tell the American people the truth -- that sooner or later U.S. forces will have to engage ISIS.

It's already happening.  There are now close to 2,000 U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq, providing support for the Kurds and those Iraqi army units that will actually fight.

Believe me, these Special Forces are armed and if they see an ISIS terrorist -- a guy with a black mask -- they're going to take him out.

Now we also told you last night that this counter-terrorism strategy is designed to tamp down public opinion.

Because Iraq and Afghanistan have been so painful for Americans, there is no public will to deploy American troops once again in chaotic nations.

Everybody knows that.

But again, it's going to happen ... it's just a matter of when:

GEN. MARTIN DEMPSEY, CHAIRMAN, JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF: “Our military advisors will help the Iraqis conduct campaign planning, arrange for enabler and logistic support and coordinate our coalition activities.  If we reach the point where I believe our advisors should accompany Iraq troops on attacks against specific ISIL targets, I will recommend that to the president.”

Well there you go.  The U.S. and its allies will try to degrade ISIS from the air, but eventually there will be some ground action.

The big picture here is that the Islamic jihad is growing in strength.

Some people believe by ignoring that, it will go away.

That's insane.  The more weakness America shows, the worse terrorism will become.

As I said before, we are living in a dangerous world and many jihadists are maniacs.  They'll do anything.

Kill children ... no problem.

Enslave women ... all day long.

Behead innocent people on camera ... they like it.

When you have that kind of a scenario, there is no negotiating.  There is only confrontation.

The quicker President Obama and the American people come to understand that, the quicker the jihad will be downgraded.

Again, we need a Declaration of War and we need President Obama and the Pentagon to develop a smart, tough strategy against these animals.

And that's the memo.