President Barack Obama is reportedly mobilizing a broad alliance against the Islamic State, but it will probably focus on Iraq, not Syria.
President Barack Obama is reportedly mobilizing a broad alliance against the Islamic State, but it will probably focus on Iraq, not Syria. File photo The Associated Press
President Barack Obama is reportedly mobilizing a broad alliance against the Islamic State, but it will probably focus on Iraq, not Syria. File photo The Associated Press

Fred Kaplan: Don’t bomb the Islamic State in Syria

August 30, 2014 10:00 AM