A Green Beret Congressman’s Take on Terrorism

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As this month’s terror attacks in Syria and Nairobi make clear, organizations like ISIS and al-Shabab remain focused on launching attacks as a show of strength and resolve.  ISIS claimed responsibility for the Syria attack that killed four Americans and al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the Nairobi attack that killed at least 21 people including an American and a British citizen.  

The latest attacks come as a new crop of veterans take up seats in the 116th Congress, which includes freshman Congressman Michael Waltz, who is believed to be the first Green Beret ever elected to Congress.  

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