22 Dec '14, 7pm

In an interesting read, Gary Anderson pitch on Rethinking Our Strategy in Iraq and Syria

First, I agree with most of your argument. It is clear that there are no clear "endgame" goals in the current campaigns in Syria and Iraq, and I think most everyone would agree that it is difficult to achieve much success in any operation without clear objectives. I also believe that the current extent of foreign military intervention is lacking. While US and British airstrikes, arms deliveries, training, and intelligence assistance are all having a noticeable effect on the battlefield (especially in Kobani, Sinjar, and near Mosul), ISIS is obviously still more than just a force to be reckoned with. However, I disagree with your assertion that the best solution needs to come in the form of a direct, corps-sized foreign military intervention. For one, this would be virtually politically impossible; the U.S. public is too wary of another US military ground campaign in the Mi...

Full article: http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/rethinking-our-strat...

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