Kerry: ‘We Have the Capacity’ To Defeat ISIS, but ‘We’re Not Going To Do it’

‘... nor are [other Middle Eastern countries] asking us to do that’

Kerry on Defeating ISIS: ‘We Have the Capacity,’ But ‘We’re Not Going To Do It’ (CNS News)

Secretary of State John Kerry told members of Congress Wednesday that “we have the capacity” to “knock out ISIL,” but “we’re not going to get suckered into that.”

“The enduring transformation that has to take place here is not going to take place if the United States just comes in and were to knock out ISIL and that’s it, go away. Not gonna happen,” Kerry said during a hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on a hearing about the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

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