Kurdish peshmerga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants on the front line in Khazer (Azad Lashkari).
Beyond Air Strikes in Iraq
September 12, 2014,
Michael O'Hanlon writes that one of the most important parts of President Obama's speech about Iraq and Syria was the call to form an Iraqi National Guard. While much of the logic is solid, O'Hanlon points out there are issues worth examining.