ISIS is horrible. Evil. Terrible and Destructive.
But no one debates this fact. What they do debate is what to do about it? Will putting troops on the ground and initiating a massive offensive against the group and the land they hold be akin to attacking hitler after his annexation of Austria? Or, will the result be more similar to the Iraq war–creating a power vacuum that makes matters worse?
The article below by Graham Wood of the Atlantic in incredibly thorough and comprehensive. If you’re curious about who ISIS is, what they want and what to do about them, read this article: