Jordan's King Abdullah is right on the money — World War III has broken out, former Navy SEAL and FBI agent Jonathan Gilliam says.
But unfortunately, according to Gilliam, the world has yet to acknowledge it's in a life-or-death struggle with terror groups such as the Islamic State (ISIS).
"This is the first unconventional world war we've ever had. It is World War III. Unfortunately, the world hasn't figured that out yet," Gilliam said Monday on "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV
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Gilliam said he agreed with Abdullah, who on Sunday said the fight to defeat ISIS is a "third World War by other means."
"If [terrorists] keep going the way they're going, the roots are going to be able to spread all around the globe to a much greater extent than they are right now," Gilliam said.
A prime example, Gilliam added, is the fact that terror group Boko Haram is now producing its own propaganda videos and posting them on the Internet, just like ISIS with its gruesome beheading videos.
"Before, none of these groups thought about videos and high production stuff," Gilliam said. "Now, they see with this World War, [they can use the] same 1,400-year-old tactics, but now they can launch this terror across the World Wide Web."
Gilliam — president of United States Continued Service, which helps employ military veterans — believes terrorism grows through "our lack of forward thinking and our lack of aggressive stance when it comes to battling this war."
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