Jimmy Carter speaks on Islamic State

Carter hopes the U.S. successful gets allies


Former President Jimmy Carter at forum 

ATLANTA, Ga. - Former President Jimmy Carter is speaking out on the president's decision on how to deal with ISIS.  Carter believes Islamic State forces are a threat to the entire Middle East.

President Obama has made the decision the United States is going to launch an aerial attack on Islamic State forces. 

During a forum Tuesday night at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Carter said he thought an aerial attack was a wise decision.  Carter says it could help in moving major equipment to Syria from Iraq.  

President Obama wants to keep U.S. Combat troops off of the ground.  Instead he hopes Kurdish forces and Syrian opposition to take care of the ground fighting.  

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