Last year at a NATO summit, Obama explicitly disavowed the idea of containing ISIS. “You can’t contain an organization that is running roughshod through that much territory, causing that much havoc, displacing that many people, killing that many innocents, enslaving that many women,” he said.
Instead he argued, “The goal has to be to dismantle them.” Continue reading
President Obama is changing the objective in the war against the Islamic State from “destroy” to “defeat.”
Military analysts say there is a big difference. Continue reading