To the Americans and Europeans, the skies over Libya are open.
It is difficult to count the daily statements made by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Obama, Pentagon officials and the spokesmen of the administration, with all its branches, in addition to the statements made by Secretary of State Kerry on the issue in Syria. This doesn’t reflect the state of confusion [Read more]
It has been over two months since U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State forces began on Iraq, and almost a month since they expanded to Syria with the support of Arab and Western governments. The objective set by Barack Obama was to weaken and destroy the ruthless fanatic militia that has proclaimed a caliphate in [Read more]
From now on, in order to execute airstrikes in the engagement with the Islamic State group — which has a good command over concealment and movement tactics — there will be no other option but to rely on human brains and eyes.
In its reporting, the Wall Street Journal gave a measure of the complexity of the conflict in Iraq. Syrian rebels from across the spectrum (the moderates of the al-Nusra group) are protesting their exclusion from the campaign against the jihadi group Islamic State, and denouncing the bombing by America and its allies [Read more]
How can a democratic society lead a war and conform to international law against terrorists who disregard international law and hide behind civilians? There are only two choices ...
The United States’ decision, although late, should be supported.
For China, the U.S. F-22s circling outside its door may no longer be merely the shadow of a threat, but an unsheathed sword prepared to strike.
At 2 a.m. Damascus time on Sept. 23, 2014, America launched aerial strikes on 14 Islamic State targets in Syria, using almost all of its advanced weapons, including F-22s, Tomahawk cruise missiles, MQ-1 Predators, Super Hornet fighter planes, etc. Obama’s attack on the Islamic State inside Syria was just a matter of [Read more]
He stepped into the White House with a promise to take America out of the war in Iraq. Now, he is forced to return to the region and become the fourth American president who gets his country involved in a conflict in an Arab state. It looks like his successor is going to be the fifth one – the coming battle won’t [Read more]