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The US must act

The US is half-hearted in its approach to the Middle East's problems. They are turning back and walking away as your edit said on Tuesday.

Published: Fri 12 Jun 2015, 10:02 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:06 PM

The problems in this region were caused by the US in the first place; now they want an Arab solution as the region is in the grip of sectarian strife.

The administration under President Obama must end what George W. Bush began with in the invasion of Iraq.

Only a show of force and action on the ground will eradicate the scourge of Daesh The US should lead the way militarily before a political solution can be worked out.

Habib Qureishi, by email

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