Flight deck crew work on Rafale fighter jets aboard the French nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle before its departure from the naval base of Toulon, France (REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier).
In the battle against IS, where is the Arab coalition?
November 18, 2015,
In the wake of the Islamic State's attacks in the Sinai Peninsula, Beirut, and Paris, there is an urgent need to mobilize resources to deal with the threat, especially resources in the Arab world, argues Bruce Riedel. Instead, Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies are devoting their resources and efforts to a floundering and expensive military campaign in Yemen, Riedel explains.