Day: October 8, 2014

Intelligence Failures

ISIS forces closing in on a city in Syria. Our bombing has done nothing to stop them. Baghdad, in Iraq, also threatened. Our bombing seems ineffective. An astounding 70% or so of Americans in a recent poll saying ground troops may be needed. Everyone is getting the point—except the one person who ought to get it. Former Obama secretary of defense Leon Panetta has come out with his book. In it, he details how Obama rejected his and other military… Read more »