President Obama calls the Islamic State “cancer.” Yet, as he told reporters Thursday, “we don’t have a strategy yet” to combat the malignancy.
And it isn’t just IS. We hardly ever talk anymore about core al Qaeda, AQ in the Arab Peninsula, AQ in the Maghreb, al Shabab, Boko Haram, Jabhat al-Nusra and on and on. And those are just Sunnis who dream of a caliphate. Then there’s Hezbollah and other Iranian proxies vying for a Shiite-dominated empire.