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  • U.S. has supporting, rather than leading, role in battling ISIS [Commentary]

    U.S. has supporting, rather than leading, role in battling ISIS [Commentary]
    Last night, in a televised address to the nation, President Barack Obama outlined his administration's strategy for battling the terrorist group ISIS. While I support and even welcome part of his remarks — such as his firm distancing of ISIS from the true tenets of Islam, his admission that the majority of ISIS' victims have been other Muslims and his commitment of U.S. support for Syrian rebels fighting Bashar Assad's regime — there are some issues that cause concern.
  • Indecision in the White House [Commentary]

    Indecision in the White House [Commentary]
    Sept. 11, 2001 changed us in many ways. Suddenly, a post-cold war America was again at war, this time with radical Islam. Many of us did not realize that our terrorist enemies had been at war with us for many years. Soon, American special forces were on...

    Obama needs no more 'red lines' [Commentary]

    Obama needs no more 'red lines' [Commentary]
    President Obama, in his determination to get American foreign policy off what he has called "a perpetual war footing," must take care now not to box himself in with any more comments about "red lines" that restrict his options. As he appraises the...

    Syria's slippery slope [Editorial]

    Syria's slippery slope  [Editorial]
    President Obama's decision last weekend to launch U.S. surveillance flights over Syria in preparation for possible airstrikes against the Islamist militants who have overrun large swaths of the country since June has brought the U.S. another step closer...

    Why viewers can't trust Al Jazeera's coverage of the war in Gaza [Letter]

    Veteran Sun television reviewer David Zurawik writes that "no one is doing a more thorough job of covering the death and destruction in Gaza than Al Jazeera" ("Gripping, heartrending Gaza images lead to shift in PR war," July 25). "Social media are...