An article in the American Thinker today illustrates the problem with the American strategy to stop ISIS. The article, entitled One Picture to Sum Up Obama's Idiotic Policy shows...well, just go and have a look. I'm sure you will see it quickly enough.
One can not know for sure what is going through Obama's mind, but one suspects that a fundamental sympathy with Islam, combined with pressure from Iran to treat ISIS with kid gloves is causing him to try to appear to be doing something while not really doing any real harm.
Summary of the Cliff Notes version.
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