Washington Times — June 16, 2014
“Syria is launching pad,” he said. “If the central government in Iraq collapses — and that’s the goal of ISIS — Iran will own the southern part of Iraq, that’s where the Shiites live; they can operate ISIS from Baghdad to Kurdistan all the way in to Syria. They will eventually march on Jordan and Lebanon — our best ally in the region is the King of Jordan — and they will attack us from that part of Iraq and Syria. According to our own of National Intelligence, FBI Director, the next 9/11 is coming from here.”
“That’s a very serious statement,” host Bob Schieffer remarked.
“That’s what they say and I agree with them,” Mr. Graham interjected. “I think inevitable. The seeds of 9/11 are being planted all over Iraq and Syria … They’re not hiding their agenda … They plan to drive us out of the Mideast by attacking us here at home.”