The big question lurking behind the aerial attacks on the Islamic State is this: Who will complete the military mission on the ground against the jihadi caliphate?
So have mercy, Mr. President, and spare us the additional pain of having our bodies be the home for absolute evil, for the vile savagery for which human life has no value.
There are leading players and organizations that consider the Obama foreign policy to be lukewarm, and have already safeguarded their sidelines under leading Republican players, who are planning their opposition strategy on foreign policy and defense issues.
At the start of the weekend, the U.S. president stepped up the tone, donning his war chief uniform and declaring “war without mercy” against Islamic State. He said he was “determined” to “destroy” it. Note that the winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, who intended to put an end to the misguided ways of the [Read more]
<i>The U.S. president introduced a plan to destroy the radicals who created the Islamic State. Not long ago, he called them "[junior varsity players] in Lakers uniforms."</i>
"We will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are," said Barack Obama during a TV speech addressed to the nation. [Read more]
The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, announced that the country might attack the armed terrorist forces of the self-titled Islamic State, even without the approval of Congress.
Thursday’s announcement, which was made by the president himself to the leaders of the House of Representatives [Read more]
The onslaught of the Islamic State fanatics in Iraq and Syria forced the U.S. to focus its interest once again on a territory it has wanted to disengage from to the greatest possible degree. For U.S. President Barack Obama, strategy in the Middle East and Central Asia was mainly based on targeting strikes against [Read more]
The genius of 9/11 was to provoke the United States and its allies into behaving exactly like the monsters al-Qaida and other jihadi groups had long argued they were. Once again, U.S. warplanes and remote-controlled killer air robots will rain death upon people,the vast majority of whom were innocent and had nothing to do with the group responsible for beheading those poor journalists.
The problem is, in the past, when America led the world in its missions, it always put its own interests first.
On Wednesday night, Barack Obama gave a speech that he never could have imagined having to give. Just one day short of 13 years after the September 11 attacks, the president put the United States on the path of another war — or, more accurately, a revisited war — and cultivated public opinion with similar illusions [Read more]