By Ray V. Hartwell III - Special to The Washington Times Shares
"We have to find Sunni allies to push back against ISIS," Mr. Smith said Thursday. "That's the purpose of the train-and-equip mission. The idea that a U.S. military solution exists to this problem, I think, is wrong. We are a piece of helping the people in the region determine their own fate. If we come in over the top, trying to force them in one direction or another, that will simply drive more people into the arms of ISIS."