Global outrage over filmed executions and mass killings, have prompted President Obama and other Middle Eastern countries to take military action against the self-declared Islamic State. So how powerful is the ISIS?
War with Isis: Islamic militants have army of 200,000, claims senior Kurdish leader
“The Islamic State (Isis) has recruited an army hundreds of thousands strong, far larger than previous estimates by the CIA, according to a senior Kurdish leader. ”
ISIS has enough weapons to carry on fighting for two years, UN warns
“A new report prepared for the United Nations Security Council warns that the militant group known as the Islamic State (Isis) possesses sufficient reserves of small arms, ammunition and vehicles to wage its war for Syria and Iraq for up to two years.”
ISIS: World’s scariest terrorist group also the richest http://finance.yahoo.com/news/isis-the-world-s-richest-terrorist-organization–knights-151427465.html
“ISIS is one of the world’s richest terrorist organizations, if not the richest. That’s according to the Washington Institute’s Michael Knights who has been studying Iraq since the 1990s.”
ISIS ‘Worse Than Al Qaeda,’ Says Top State Department Official
“Top officials crisscrossed the Capitol over the past two days, giving urgent warnings that ISIS represented a threat “worse than Al Qaeda,” in the words of one State Department official, with the capability to create a sanctuary for global jihadists working to threaten American interests.”
Can Jordan Win The War On ISIS?
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