CLASH BETWEEN OBAMA & U.S. MILITARY: Big Rift Over Strategy To Fight Islamic State

Published on September 20, 2014

Military leaders are clashing with Obama after he released his strategy to arm and train Syrian rebels. Check it out…

By Craig Whitlock, Washington Post

Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship.

Even as the administration has received congressional backing for its strategy, with the Senate voting Thursday to approve a plan to arm and train Syrian rebels, a series of military leaders have criticized the president’s approach against the Islamic State militant group.

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