February 18, 2015
News From The Future: Jobs for Jihadis Edition
"His administration's enlightened approach to Middle East policy reversed centuries of Western misunderstanding and repression," said Omar al Ahmadi, a community organizer with the Caliphate Community Corps, to a crowd of about five hundred people on the steps of the Caliphate Palace. "Only he had the bold vision needed to turn around what would otherwise be a foolish military campaign. Only he could have set ISIS on the right path".
The turning point, many said, was when the State Department said that the U.S. needed to address root causes of Arab Muslims joining the war on the side of ISIS, the predecessor of the New Caliphate.
In February 2015, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said on MSNBC that the U.S. cannot "kill our way out" of the war against ISIS.