Obama told CNN Monday there is no military solution to the crisis in Iraq.
“We gave Iraq the chance to have an inclusive democracy, to work across sectarian lines, to provide a better future for their children. Unfortunately, what we’ve seen is a breakdown of trust. The task now is to see if the Iraqi leaders are willing to rise above the sectarian motivations, come together, compromise. If they can’t there’s not going to be a military solution to this problem. There’s no amount of American firepower that’s going to be able to hold the country together.”
Via National Review:
Of course, this does not explain then why he’s arming the Islamic rebels in Syria.