"If 2,000 troops could guard and care for 779 detainees, then 300 logically ought to be able to handle 122. Does each detainee really need his own personal doctor and military lawyer? Can’t they share?" said Gordon.
"Any ground troops battling ISIL on behalf of Syrian and Iraqi regimes are doing Iran's bidding," Mr. Gordon said. "It doesn't make any sense to destroy ISIL, only to then hand those Sunni areas back over to Shia leaders."