President Obama’s Counterterrorism Strategy in the War on by Leonard Cutler

By Leonard Cutler

This ebook assesses President Barack Obama's counterterrorism coverage because it advanced all through his presidency, from the multiplied use of drones to the debatable judgements in regards to the Syrian conflict. President Obama has accomplished the doubtful contrast of getting been the longest non-stop battle president in American historical past, and this identify explores how Obama pursued and improved government struggle energy in key components, concurrently committing to a mild footprint method for U.S. army forces and emphasizing using drones, designated killing of terrorists, and coaching, advising, and helping neighborhood forces to shield themselves from militant teams akin to ISIL. It additionally offers an in-depth research of the defining factor of the Obama counterterrorism approach: Syria, and his refusal to militarily decide to defeat Bashar al-Assad and help Syria’s insurgency. The paintings concludes with a attention of counterterrorism coverage post-Obama. 

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