Air power alone will not make a difference in Iraq. Barack Obama, and his allies, have the worst strategic understanding possible of what they claim is an existential threat
Isis continue their attempts to take the Syrian border town of Kobani, held by Kurdish fighters. Turkey has been promising aid to Barack Obama’s coalition but does nothing. Australian super hornet fighter jets successfully complete their first mission, on some reports not having dropped a bomb. Iraq and Syria become more confusing as each day passes.