ISIS has been on a terror attack rampage since October and have killed more than 500 outside of Syria and Iraq. Paris, the Russia airliner, suicide bombings in Lebanon, Turkey and Yemen. Warnings keep coming from government officials and security experts that the U.S. is vulnerable to terrorist attacks.
According to retired Gen. Jack Keane, the attacks indicate that the terror group is taking advantage of its safe haven in Syria and Iraq to plot attacks abroad. “They’re comfortable with this caliphate that they have, and they’re comfortable with their base of operations in Syria, to be able to project that kind of power,” Keane said in testimony on Wednesday.
“They have a lot more plans than what we’re seeing,” Keane said.