Obama administration officials have confirmed that some Americans who left to fight for the Islamic State (aka ISIS aka ISIL) have returned to the United States. What is America going to do? Well, look at them of course.
"It includes those who’ve gone, those who’ve tried to go, some who’ve come back and are under active — the FBI is looking at them,” said a senior White House official.
"We should probably do more than look at them," Glenn said. "Revoke their passports."
"As soon as you know they're back, arrest them for treason," Pat said. "And more than that, try them for treason."
There is a large number of people from Western countries going to fight for the Islamic State. FOX News reported that at least 100 Americans have gone overseas to join the terrorist group, while USA Today says that "official government estimates put the number of British Islamic State fighters operating in Syria and Iraq at up to 800".
This week's episode of For The Record specifically tackles ISIS, and the team has put together a seven minute web exclusive focused on the the threat presented to America's homeland. You can watch it below (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)
During an interview yesterday, Jay Sekulow said there are more U.K. citizens fighting for the Islamic State than Her Majesty’s Army.
Listen to the discussion at 1 hour 3min into the on demand audio below: