WHY THIS AMERICAN IS FIGHTING ISIS IN SYRIA: ‘My Government Wouldn’t Do It’

Published on February 20, 2015

This guy is made of what men in America used to be made of. He sees a problem and wants to be part of the solution.

Jason Matson, a former U.S. military serviceman, decided to pack his bags and go to Syria to fight ISIS because “my government wouldn’t do it.”

In an exclusive interview with On The Record with Greta Van Susteren on Fox News, Matson, a native of Wisconsin, talked about why he left the comfort of his home to help the Kurdish forces fighting the brutal Islamic extremist group.

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“Well… (laughs) no major power on the last two years said they would send troops on the ground, so at a certain point, a certain amount of people getting genocided (sic) Yazidis and Christians I decided if my government wasn’t going to do anything about it, I would, ma’am and I came over here,” Matson told Van Susteren when asked why he is there.

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