The governments of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Jordan are furious at the Obama administration’s willingness to let another Sunni government collapse on its watch. Their main rival in the region is not Israel, but the Shia theocracy in Iran.
Comments about the Islamic State by members of the Obama administration over the past week or so confirm that they are so blinded by their Marxist bias that they can’t see what’s right in front of them.
Diplomatic language is one thing. Avoiding what everyone can plainly see is another. Bending over backwards and rewriting our history is just kissing up.