The Obama administration famously noted last year that any effort to stop the terror atrocities perpetrated by ISIS involves … jobs.
Now his message is being echoed by the United Nations, according to a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.
State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said back in 2015, “We cannot win this war [against terrorism] by killing them, we cannot kill our way out of this war.”
Instead, jobs should be offered, the administration suggested.
“We can work with countries around the world to help improve their governance,” Harf insisted. “We can help them build their economies so they can have job opportunities for these people.”
The gaffe happened just as Muslims in ISIS took 21 Libyan Christians down to a beach and beheaded them.
The terrorists videotaped the events and released the video after titling it “A Message Signed With Blood to the Nation of the Cross.”
The White House response, however, failed to even mention that religion played a role in the terrorism.
Now, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has essentially repeated the Obama administration’s argument.
“In the twenty-first century, we know that security is less about missiles and fighter jets, and far more a matter of knowledge, freedom and enabling people to enjoy opportunities, jobs and the prospect of a better life,” he said in remarks prepared for delivery during his visit to the United Arab Emirates Diplomatic Academy in Abu Dhabi.