The Pentagon's plan to defeat the Islamic state look beyond Iraq and Syria

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National Center Brief NNC - Gen. Joseph Dunford Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Thursday that a plan led by the US Department of Defense (Pentagon) to defeat the organization of the Islamic state and is scheduled to appear in draft form by Monday will exceed Iraq and Syria borders to include the threat posed by militants around the world raise conflicts.

Dunford's comments suggest that the initial plan would be broader than previously thought in the first instance have been ignored in the beginning of tactical details such as specific requests for troops.

Dunford said in a meeting organized by a research institutes in Washington, "It is not about Syria and Iraq. It's about the danger that goes beyond the borders of the region," referring to other militant groups such as al Qaeda.

"So when we go to the president with options you will be in the context of risk around the world."

Dunford said the US military estimates that the Islamic state has attracted 45 thousand foreign fighters from more than 100 countries around the world.

He continued, "Our plan to succeed, we need first cutting the connective tissue between the regional groups that now pose a global threat.