Obama has projected confidence in his strategy against the Islamic State, arguing for patience and diplomacy over an escalation of military force. PLEASE TAKE NATIONAL POLLS AND PETITIONS. YOUR OPINION MATTERS Results Are Sent To Congress - Let Congress Hear Your Voice
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Critics, meanwhile, believe that America needs to respond more aggressively or risk losing its credibility, although most of these detractors stop short of recommending a large-scale deployment of ground troops.
Obama believes that the only way to defeat the Islamic State’s underlying ideology is to convince Sunni Muslim states, with backup from the U.S., to lead the fight.
The U.S. can best lay the groundwork for the Islamic State’s defeat, Obama argues, by taking back territory from the terrorists, and helping to negotiate a diplomatic solution to the war in Syria, and the fate of its dictator, President Bashar al-Assad.
Terror attacks have not decreased, quite the opposite, they are becoming more and more frequent with the threat of more occurring on U.S. soil.