Arizona Senator John McCain spoke at a packed Christians United for Israel meeting at Arizona State University last Thursday.
The Arizona Republic covered the event:
The Arizona senator called Iran “probably the biggest threat to America and everything we stand for.”
Nodding heads and murmured agreements from the audience when McCain compared the deal to the agreement between Hitler and countries he had promised not to invade before World War II.
“Iranians will not abide by (this deal). They have a terrible history,” McCain said.
He went on to describe how the United States is failing to handle the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, and other foreign threats.
“It’s not that we are doing nothing … it’s that we’re not doing enough,” McCain said in response to a question on ISIS.
McCain was short and direct with his solution, saying the best approach would be boots on the ground with an advised number of 10,000 troops fighting foreign threats.
He criticized Obama for pulling forces out without leaving behind residual forces in war-torn nations. He was even more adamant that to remain a free and safe country, the U.S. must actively seek out and kill ISIS members and create a “robust program fighting against ISIS.”
Senator McCain believe ISIS and Iran are two of the greatest threats facing America. McCain has overwhelming criticized the Obama administration’s negotiations with Iran and warned that the current deal on the table will jeopardize American interests.
Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States. The organization’s “Statement of Purpose” reads:
The purpose of Christians United For Israel (CUFI) is to provide a national association through which every pro-Israel church, parachurch organization, ministry or individual in America can speak and act with one voice in support of Israel in matters related to Biblical issues.
McCain is one of the most influential members of the Senate on issues regarding the middle-east, his positive impact cannot be diminished or ignored.