All posts tagged: Obama

Obama/ISIL

From Juan Cole, Informed Consent, Sept 15 2014 Top 5 Contradictions in Obama’s Emerging ISIL Strategy In the past week, Secretary of State John Kerry has marshaled support of some sort from both European nations and from countries in the Middle East for the US push against ISIL. Unfortunately, the resulting coalition is riddled with contradictions that may well cripple it. Here a some of the more important obstacles to a smooth alliance or coherent war plan. Advertisements