So What Do We Do After We Destroy ISIS?

By: Friday September 26, 2014 8:41 am

Let’s make the big assumption that we can actually succeed in achieving our goal in this new war of degrading and destroying ISIS. What is our plan after that, because there are dozens of scenarios that could take place after ISIS is destroyed and we end up extremely unhappy with many of them. What if [...]

Opposition to Striking Syria Grows Dramatically in Past Week

By: Monday September 9, 2013 9:42 am

President Obama has clearly failed to make his case for attacking Syria to the American people. According to a new Pew Research poll, opposition to Syria airstrikes has grown dramatically in just the past week. Last week their poll found 48 percent opposed airstrikes while only 29 percent favored them. Over the past week, though, [...]

Obama Deciding What Size Explosion Bouquet Will Send Just the Right Message

By: Wednesday August 28, 2013 9:06 am

The Obama administration is trying to decide on a military strike in Syria that will make this administration look just tough enough according to the Los Angeles Times. One U.S. official who has been briefed on the options on Syria said he believed the White House would seek a level of intensity “just muscular enough [...]

Kerry Steps up Rhetoric on Syria, Likely Indicating Military Action

By: Monday August 26, 2013 12:37 pm

The overwhelming impression from Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent speech┬ásounds like we got ourselves another war in the Middle East. Kerry used the most forceful and direct rhetoric to date from the administration, leaving little doubt that military action in Syria will soon be taken. The administration now believes the Assad regime has used [...]

An Unpopular War Just to Save Face

By: Monday August 26, 2013 8:29 am

The United States is likely to take military action in Syria and as best as I can tell the only real justification for this move is for President Obama to save face. At one point Obama called the use of chemical weapons a “red line.” Now that there is potentially proof the Assad regime used [...]