Lt. Col. Ralph Peters was on “The Kelly File” tonight, where he slammed the U.S. for launching a “phony air campaign” which was “paltry from the start.”

Tonight, ISIS is reportedly poised to capture Kobani in Syria. The terror group’s black flag was seen on camera flying above a building in Kobani.

Peters said that capturing Kobani is important symbolically and practically for ISIS because it extends the caliphate and secures a vast stretch of northeastern Syria. It’s also an important Kurdish city.


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Peters said that Sen. John McCain is right, and there will be another massacre.

The Fox News military analyst blasted President Barack Obama for a “fraudulent, pretend effort” against ISIS.

“President Obama doesn’t act to prevent tragedy, he reacts to tragedy, [...] he mourns and does a little bit.”


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