Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.
Can the reader believe this guy on anything?
Sunni’s and Shia have always had a different beliefs on the source of the meaning of “The Real Islam,” Thus they have been in frequent skirmishes since Islam’s inception.
It was not until Obama’s blundering and dithering that U.S. tanks and other armaments were left in Syria and Iraq as he placed his bets once again on the insurgents hoping they would topple Assad while leaving the same to the Iraqi Army who immediately abandoned their uniforms and posts, leaving all equipment for use by the Islamic State.
Come on Obama, you are a Muslim, cut the nonsense with your disinformation.
It’s bad enough that those capable of rational believe nothing you say or stand for but why give them the more reasons to support the fact that you are a fool?
Without his teleprompter he would be mute.
If Sunni states do take up arms against the Islamic State, it will not be because “that’s not what Islam is about,” but because it is not in the interests of states like Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey to acknowledge a caliph and give up their sovereignty, and because significant elements of the populations of Egypt and Turkey don’t want to live under Islamic law, such that the governments of both states (despite Turkey’s not-so-secret support for the nascent caliphate) may find it in their interests to take down the Islamic State.
“Obama outlines strategy to ‘ultimately destroy’ Islamic State,” by Kathleen Hennessey, Los Angeles Times, September 5, 2014
The United States and its allies aim to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the militant group Islamic State, President Obama said Friday as he began to outline a U.S. strategy focused on gathering partners from Sunni Arab states and aiding fighters on the region’s front lines.
Entire article below.