The battle against the Islamic State rages on and no United States ally is closer to the threat posed by the Islamic State than Turkey. And while it is home to the second largest army in NATO, the country, which President Barack Obama believes to be able to play a decisive role in the coalition, is hesitating on its involvement in the fighting against ISIS. On Saturday, Turkish soldiers stood and … [Read more...]
Is Obama Involving the U.S. In a War that Might Require More than Americans Bargained for?
During a speech at the U.N. on Wednesday, president Obama vowed to continue fighting the terrorist group ISIS. He involved the United States and its people in what many could call a newly started war that might drain resources which could be better used in the country instead of outside of it. The U.S. President charted a muscular course of the United States, suggesting that the U.S. military … [Read more...]
Disagreements between U.S. Military and Obama Increase over Strategies of Defeating IS
The rift is widening between President Barack Obama and U.S. military leaders in their quest of defeating the Islamic State. This is only the latest sign that shows the awkward and uneasy relationship in which our leaders find themselves. After the House of Representatives passed a bill supporting the strategy to arm and train Syrian rebels, during the Senate voting on the same matter, military … [Read more...]