How frustrating it is for Americans to have to continue to read reports about advancing ISIS forces on a daily basis, not only on Kabani in Syria but now even on Baghdad. 1,377 more words
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No American official was impolite enough to say it publicly at this week’s U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York, but Western frustration is building with Turkey’s reluctance to fulfill a forward-leaning role in the fight against the militants of the ISIS, which calls itself the Islamic State (IS). 956 more words
Since 2011, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has waged a relentless war within Syrian territory against what it has said from the very beginning was an invasion of heavily armed, foreign-backed sectarian extremists… 1,392 more words
Islamic State leaders make a surprising political move that severed part of President Obama’s plan for U.S. led military action against the group.
The news comes just as Secretary of State, John Kerry winds down his visit to various Middle Eastern nations in an attempt to rally support for a U.S. 983 more words
US President Barack Obama announced a campaign of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria to “degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL”. He contemplates helping the opposition groups fighting in Syria against the ISIL fighters but not to the Syrian regime that also fights the extremists, because he thinks Al Assad has lost his legitimacy. 861 more words