Article courtesy of The Stream, Written by Russ Read
The Islamic State has been a hot button issue in the 2016 election as U.S. voters have prioritized national security concerns.
In a Pew research poll conducted in January, Americans for the first time in five years said that combating terrorism was as important a priority as strengthening the economy. As a result, each candidate running for office has spoken at length as to what they will do to combat the threat posed by terrorist groups like the Islamic State. Below are the strategies each candidate would employ to counter the ISIS threat if elected President. READ MORE
Featured Image: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives a speech on her approach to defeating the Islamic State terrorist network in Syria, Iraq and across the Middle East at the Council on Foreign Relations on November 19, 2015 in New York City. In the wake of the Paris attacks, for which ISIS has claimed responsibility, the Democratic front-runner for president called for more allied planes and more airstrikes on ISIS as well as an increase in U.S. Special Operations forces and trainers working with regional forces (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)