America is face to face with one of its worst enemies and for that we should thank our dear former President, Obama.
We have created our own monster. And that is? ISIS, the terrorist organization that was born when Obama pulled troops out of Iraq. Ever since then, they have been terrorizing the whole world.
One of President Trump’s promises during his campaign was to wipe the world clean from ISIS. He wasn’t precise on how he plans on doing that, but he was loud and clear that he’ll make it happen.
Less than a year has passed since he became a president but, we can already see his efforts to fulfill his promise. Because of him ISIS is slowly becoming a thing of the past.
According to the Fox News, during the time when ISIS was at its peak, it held land in Iraq and Syria that was the size of West Virginia and ruled over 8 million people. They had oilfields and refineries, agriculture, smuggling routes and vast arsenals under their control.
And now, the terror organization has the control of only 3% of Iraq and less than 5% of Syria. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, their self-styled “caliph” is believed to be injured and held up somewhere along the lawless border of Syria and Iraq. The U.S. military has done a great job in taking back the land ISIS claimed as their own in Syria.
Cities like Mosul, in Iraq, and Raqqa, and countless smaller cities and villages have been liberated in less than a year.
Brigade General Andrew Croft, the ranking U.S. Air Force officer in Iraq, said to the Fox News that “The leadership team that is in place right now has certainly enabled us to succeed,” and added “I couldn’t ask for a better leadership team to work for, to enable the military to do what it does best.”
The President offered Mattis the full freedom, and in May, he pointed out that military commanders were no longer being slowed by Washington “decision cycles,” or by the White House micromanaging that existed during the presidency of Barack Obama. According to the Fox News the fall of ISIS came more swiftly than the US military expected.
Under Obama’s leadership U.S. troops were at a certain doom considering that his administration didn’t know a thing about military. Which allowed our enemies to fester for a long time.
But now, our Armed Forces are able to do their job the right way, not being crippled by Washington. This has brought great victories to the United States in Iraq and Syria.
The change is evident. With the right leader in the front, our country can defeat all its enemies and achieve even greater things.
It was about time we put an end to the days when ISIS spread fear around the world.
Looks like President Trump is doing a good at keeping his promise.