A few Daisy Cutters will keep the population in check.The problem with ISIL is that it is a blending of religious fanatics and disenfranchised tribes and former Saddam military people. In fact the main military leader is supposed to be a former top Saddam general. With the US bombing them, then they can use it as part of the propaganda machine to win over more tribes and people and keep the population in check.
The issue with the pullout is that Obama didn't seek a SOFA in order to keep troops in place in Iraq for the foreseeable future to keep these kinds of campaigns from happening.
A good deal of the blame lies with the idiotic Iraqi government who wanted to throw out America so it could look butch, and part of the blame lies with Obama for not pressing the issue.
Obama could likely get that SOFA signed now, but he won't do it.
The people of Iraq are saddled with two countries worth of inept politicians in charge.
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.
A Canadian conservative is one who believes in limited government and that the government should stay out of our wallets and out of our bedrooms.
Einstein, "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."