Political Science Paper on Approach of US war on ISIS

Approach of US war on ISIS

As the year 2014 advanced to its end, a global decision was made to counter attack the growth of the ISIS militants in Syria. The Syrian war with the Islamic militia men has impacted the death of close to half a million people, which is indeed a bigger number. The war is believed to have been caused by angered protestors due to the economic constraints and denial of freedom from the government. As a matter of intervention, the US government made a strong coalition with other countries with the aim of ending the deadly wars (Krieg, 2016). The war has led to greater destruction due to amount of bombings involved.

The strategy applied by the US in the fight involves a lot of intelligence as they make use psychologists in the fight. They tend to defeat the jihadists through the indirect support of Islamic nations such as Israel and Russia among others. This strategy of inter-military relations was settled for as the best tactic to deal with Assad. The US uses this psychological approach since it avoids counter operational attacks from other Islamic nations, thus, leading to enhanced mechanisms of winning the war. The year 2015 saw Russian militants bomb the Syrian rebels by the support of the US and other western countries (Krieg, 2016).

As countries continue to partner against the ISIS, some nations like Turkey seem to lag the fight through direct colluding with the ISIS. Turkey provides support to the rebels which have negatively affected the fight. The decision of the US to make partnerships with some Syrian militant units has complicated the whole process and seemed to bear fruits in the fight. The strategy of involving other military groups has improved the US fight and a solution the war would soon be found through the restoration of Syrian borders from rebels (Krieg, 2016).




Krieg, A. (2016). Externalizing the burden of war: the Obama Doctrine and US foreign policy in

the Middle East. International Affairs, 92(1), 97-113.