Obama’s Evolution on ISIS

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from The New York Times,

President Obama said Monday that “we don’t have, yet, a complete strategy” to confront the threat posed by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. The president acknowledged in a news conference after the summit meeting of the Group of 7 that almost a year and a half after the United States and its allies began confronting the Islamic State, “the details are not worked out.”

Here are some of Mr. Obama’s statements about the American strategy to confront the Islamic State and its effectiveness.

Jan. 27, 2014
Obama Likens ISIS to ‘J.V. Team’

May 28, 2014
Defining the Extremist Threat

Aug. 7, 2014
Action in Iraq

Sep. 4, 2014
Recruits NATO’s Help

Sep. 10, 2014
Airstrikes in Syria

Sep 24, 2014
A Blunter Tone

Sep. 28, 2014
Admitting Errors

May 21, 2015
We Are Not Losing

June 8, 2015
No ‘Complete Strategy’

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