Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during a visit to U.S. troops in Baghdad not to fear — Islamic State terrorists were simply “midgets” with a radicalized view of the world.
In his words: “[They’re] a bunch of midgets running around with a really radical ideology,” Reuters reported.
The military chief also cautioned against overconfidence, however, and said success against the terror group depended on Iraq’s ability to bridge the Sunni-Shiite divide, Reuters said.
That could take “several years,” he said.
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