Ron Mark wrote an opinion piece “Have we underestimated ISIS?”
His primarily theme was to question the merit of the deployment of our troops tasked with the training of the Iraqi combat forces.
Who are the “we” who have underestimated ISIS” Ron? New Zealand, USA, the whole wide world? I would imagine greater minds than yours have a pretty good idea what ISIS is about. I would imagine their understanding of ISIS would go something like this.
ISIS is full of psychopathic maniacs who rape, murder and mutilate in the insane belief that after death their God will have an endless supply of virgin children and women available so they can continue the degradation of this human sub-species in which they actively abused and humiliated when they were alive. They are a gang of maniacs submerged in evil, without conscious or morals. They will target any living soul anywhere in the world who does not embrace their demented philosophy. They are not only a military enemy but a enemy who would rather die a martyr than live in peace and the more innocent victims they take with them, the greater the honour.
No Ron, I don’t think any of us have underestimated ISIS. Read more »