- Struggling to Gauge ISIS Threat, Even as U.S. Prepares to Act - NYTimes.com
And this is from the people who hyped the invasion the last time, creating conditions that made this new mess a reality.
“As formidable as ISIL is as a group, it is not invincible,” Matthew G. Olsen, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, said last week, using an alternate name for the group. “ISIL is not Al Qaeda pre-9/11” with cells operating in Europe, Southeast Asia and the United States.