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British Army Ill Prepared to Fight Jihad Print E-mail
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Jun 23, 2014, 09:00 PM

Western armies are ill equipped to fight ISIS, the Islamic State of Syria, especially since President Barry Obama and Sen. John McCain (R.-Az.) had earlier funded them to wage a revolution in Syria.

According to the Daily Telegraph of London, "Britain’s armed forces are "not good enough” to deal with the global threat of Jihadis, according to a former head of the military. Lord Richards of Hertsmonceux also called for defence spending to increase as the economy starts to grow again and said that if plans to replace regular troops with part-time reserves must work soon or junked altogether."

Lord Richards is quoted as saying that, “All states are equally vulnerable, including many great Muslim nations. Rather than bickering, states should cohere to confront this threat through the adoption of a multi-dimensional strategy in which all can play a constructive part. This struggle will be generational and our leaders must stop seeking short term tactical solutions.”

As reported by the Telegraph, "The comments from Lord Richards – who as General Sir David Richards was chief of the defence staff from October 2010 to July last year – will sound alarm bells in Whitehall. In his maiden speech in the House of Lords on Monday evening the peer questioned whether Britain’s armed forces would be in a “fit state” to deal with threats from terrorists."

Apparently, ISIS is now coming home to roost and haunt the Obama White House.

To read the entire article from the Daily Telegraph of London, link here:

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