Huckabee to Obama: 'Either ISIS Dies or We Die ... Let's Make the Decision'
President Obama spoke on ISIS again this afternoon following the NATO Summit in Wales, stating that he hasn't gotten any "pushback" from NATO members about the need for action against the terrorist army.
"There was unanimity over the last two day that ISIL poses a significant threat to NATO members, and there was a recognition that we have to take action. I did not get any resistance or push back to the basic notion that we have a critical role to play in rolling back this savage organization that is causing so much chaos in the region and is harming so many people. […] There’s great conviction that we have to act as part of the international community to degrade and destroy ISIL," said Obama.
He later maintained that ground troops will not be used to "control the areas that are part of the conflict in Syria" and said a strategy of containment will not work against ISIS.
"We are going to have to find effective partners on the ground to push back against ISIL," he said, adding that the goal is to "dismantle" the terror organization.
On Outnumbered this afternoon, Mike Huckabee expressed concern that the president seems to be "all over the board" in his comments about ISIS. He called on the president to say unequivocally that the goal is to "eradicate" the terror army.
Huckabee argued that sometimes the President of the United States must make the "unpleasant" decision to use the most powerful military in the world and it must be done decisively.
"It's either they die or we die. Let's make that decision real quickly and decide they die, we live. We win, they lose. That's how we have to look at this," said Huckabee.
Watch the discussion above, and hear more from The Gov. tonight on "The Kelly File" at 9p/12a ET and on "Huckabee," Saturday at 8p ET.