Root causes of people joining ISIS is that same kind, mostly, of people joining gangs. It's poverty and an external; enemy to direct their anger on. Fortunately for ISIS we have have done enough in that part of the world to make us targets as the following attempts to explain:
Is Egypt a strategic pivot in war against ISIS? Chris Matthews talks to Marie Harf, from the U.S. State Department about America’s next move against ISIS. Then, Evan Kohlmann and Michael Kay talk about whether Americans boots on the ground are necessary in the fight against ISIS.
Watch Dick Cheney explains how Iraq would fall apart if we invaded in 1994:
Cheney in 1994 on Iraq
Cheney in 1994 on Iraq
Daily Show On The Above Video:
Cheney literally said Iraq would be a quagmire before invading it...
Root causes of ISIS
Can Jeb Bush hide from his brother’s war? Jeb Bush made it clear that he does not want to talk about the past, specifically the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, which are synonymous with his brother’s presidency. Michael Tomasky and Ron Reagan discuss.
We broke apart the Government of Syria;
Made the same mistake in Iraq;
We wiped out the infrastructure that makes a society function and left them with no internal security apparatus (from army to cops);
We broke Iraq & Syria;
So many government's we've broken;
We has no rebuilding plans;
The situation in Libya is complex;
Republicans want more freedoms to bring in troops for war and Obama wants to restrict our involvement. Given how inaccurate the conservatives have been AND how consistently wrong they have been, it really should be time to stop listening to them on national security issues for good.
MSNBC: A political fog of war on Capitol HillCan the U.S. go to war with an enemy America hates with American politicians refusing even to sign on? Chris Matthews talks with Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, and Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia.
Here's a set of proofs illustrating how much the GOP likes war (to a degree that's just baffling):
Policies they support has led to a continuous increase in terrorism, i.e. ISIS was a long time coming;
The Iraq Effect (2007): New Study Finds 600% Rise in Terrorism Since US Invasion of Iraq
To push a war for oil...
Documentary: "Why We Did It" - The Invasion of Iraq
In this war for oil Jeb Bush's brother killed 1.2 Million people...
Dick Cheney made allot of money...
It actually makes more sense to call the Iraq War, the Iraq Oil War.