Would You Follow President Obama Into Battle?

There is good reason to believe that President Barack Obama will not conduct an effective battle against the Islamic State.  As Townhall’s Katie Pavlich explains, several generals have stated that his current plan will not accomplish his stated goal, and he has consistently rejected sound military advice regarding Iraq and Afghanistan.  He and his subordinates obfuscate the nature of the enemy and the battle, and are not indicating that they are serious about defeating the Islamic State. It is becoming clearer each day that Obama wants to micro-manage and restrict the battle.  On September 18, 2014, the New York Times reported “that requests to use the [American] advisers to call in airstrikes to provide tactical advice [support] on the battlefield to Iraqi units would need to be approved by the president on a case-by-case basis.” According to a source quoted by The Daily Caller, on September 19, 2014, the former head of the Marine Corps stated...(Read Full Article)

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