REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal - Iraqi Shiite militia fighters hold the Islamic State flag as they celebrate after breaking the siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants, September 1, 2014.
What's Missing From The Islamic State Discussion
September 10, 2014,
As the events in Africa, Middle East and Ukraine this summer have shown, demands for U.S. military power are unpredictable. Sustaining the readiness and capabilities needed to prevent and respond to global threats like the Islamic State requires a stable and predictable commitment of national resources. Jason Tama encourages the president and Congress to roll back the sequester and take strong action to address the rising cost of entitlements.