August 14, 2014
War Is Upon Us -- Do We Want to Win?
Max Boot, The Spectator
The Associated Press
Iraq is a bloody mess. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has extended its hold from eastern Syria into western and northern Iraq, massacring Shi’ites, Christians and Yazidis wherever it can. Meanwhile in Baghdad there has been a constitutional crisis, with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki threatening to cling to power at gunpoint even though his own political bloc has chosen a different candidate.
TAGGED: Islamic State, ISIS, Middle East, Syria, Iraq