U.S. Airdrops Weapons and Supplies to Kurds Fighting in Kobani – NYTimes.com

This is a must-read article from the NYT. Check it out!

via U.S. Airdrops Weapons and Supplies to Kurds Fighting in Kobani – NYTimes.com.

It looks increasingly like Kobani will fall to ISIS because Turkey will not intervene. See earlier blog. Surely, this US airdrop is little more than political damage limitation for Obama‘s flawed strategy in confronting ISIS?


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  1. Dr Alf may well be right and Kobani may fall.

    Should that happen President Obama will bear the responsibility, along with Erdogan, Cameron and the EU.

    Turkey should have been leaned on very hard and made to act. The financial backers of ISIS need to be overthrown and replaced with people who will do our bidding.

    If not, the contagion will spread and the world will be faced with allowing a Global Caliphate to expand and grow or dealing with it with the necessary severity and precision.

    Our leaders lack cojones; they lack commonsense, and those directing them and allowing all of this to happen, are evil and have taken leave of their senses.

    None of this suggests even a proper tactical response, let alone a strategy, unless it is to allow ISIS to grow until the conditions are right for a World War.

    Be careful what you wish for is what I would be saying to ISIS and their backers because the seeds of the whirlwind have been sown and will come back to haunt you and eventually destroy you.

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