Washington, United States (CNN) - Bert Mac Gork, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, in an exclusive interview said with CNN that the problem "Daash" It was outside the historic planning scale, the United States and brought into "uncharted territory." When she wanted to eliminate the "terrorist group".
The statements Mac Gork in this exclusive interview, the strongest description by someone who works in the administration, the challenges that the United States and its allies face in the fight against "Daash."
Mac Gork says that "this problem was outside the historic planning," noting that more than 20,000 foreign fighters have gone to Syria, "and just taking this perspective: they double the number who went to Afghanistan in 1980, over ten years of war with the Soviet Union, and those In fact they came from countries considered on the fingers of the hand. "
Mac Gork and concluded by saying, "Here we are in uncharted territory," The Mac Gork just returned from a meeting of the alliance in Jordan, and in the last week, Canada joined the countries that are involved in the bombing of Daash sites in Syria, where the number of the coalition led by the United States states 62 countries.
The focus of the United States with its allies, Syria and Iraq, while the expanded "Daash" its operations to include Libya, Egypt and Yemen, in addition to that extremist groups declared their loyalty to the organization, not Mac Gork rule out the expansion of the United States military operations outside of Iraq and Syria, to fight threats to the region, saying that "we have Many of the tools to protect ourselves, our nation, and to secure our interests, and some military means."
He stressed that these tools are provided to the president when Obaman and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the president decides to recommend that it is the right thing to do, which we will do. "
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