President Obama is once again fighting from behind. He left Iraq in a mess and is trying to goose the country into some sort of order, but is instead leaving our people decapitated by the Islamic State.
Do the events in Ferguson, Mo., offer unique insight into what went wrong in Benghazi? Yes, and it’s not anecdotal. When decision makers are out of sync with the officials on the ground, there’s no leadership.
Unless coal supporters effectively contest the science cited by the Environmental Protection Agency when promoting its new carbon dioxide regulations, the industry will die in America (“Pummeling coal country,” Web, Aug. 25).
So now we bring journalist James Foley’s killer to justice? This sounds like Sen. John McCain’s and President Obama’s determinations to “get bin Laden.”
If the Islamic State had been hit when it first went into Iraq, thousands of innocent lives would have been spared and the strength of the terrorist group would have been destroyed.