7 July 2015
US President Barack Obama promised to increase US support to moderate Syrian opposition, admitting that the United States needs to do more to prevent attacks on their territory and to face the efforts of the Islamic Caliphate to recruit followers.
During his visit to the Ministry of Defence (Ed .: Pentagon), Obama stressed the difficulty of small scale by individual Islamic prevent attacks within the US, despite successes in preventing large-scale attacks like those of September 11, 2001 in New York and Washington. “We will have to intensify our efforts to prevent such acts,” he said.
The US president also said that there were currently plans to send more US soldiers abroad and reiterated that the fight against jihadist Islamic Caliphate will not be short. He also said that the training of Iraqi forces from Americans had intensified after being judged too slow.
“We continue to grow the critical material delivery rates, among which included anti-tank weapons to Iraqi security forces and I have made it clear to my group that we will do Learn to train and equip the moderate opposition in Syria,” said Obama.