In the wake of a deadly assault on an Orlando nightclub, which killed at least 49 people over the weekend, many criticize President Barack Obama for not using the words “radical Islam” as the attacker’s motivation.

Former CIA Director Ambassador James Woolsey told FOX Business Network’s Stuart Varney the president’s verbiage is a “big shortcoming.”

“You can’t fight successfully against something you won’t accurately describe. It would be as if we tried to fight World War II without saying ‘Nazi,’” Woolsey said.

The shooting took place at a gay nightclub called Pulse in Sunday’s early-morning hours. The killer, identified as Omar Mateen, was “cool and calm” as he killed dozens of people and took more as hostages, later pledging allegiance to ISIS, the Islamic State terror group during a 911 call, officials said.

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