Strained relations between Obama and the military

Strained relations between Obama and the military .. The reason for Syria

17:57 09/22/2013

Strained relations between Obama and the military Follow-up – and babysit – newspaper “The Washington Post” U.S. report titled “Syrian crisis reveals strained relations between Obama and the military,” explained that “the Syrian crisis prompted U.S. President Barack Obama during the past few weeks to adopt the role seemed troublesome in some cases: It is the role of Commander-in-Chief .. Has revealed a possible attack to punish Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons on the relationship of tense and somewhat hesitant between President winning the Nobel Peace Prize and the U.S. military.
Where تأرجحه the surprisingly negative in Syria to the brink of military action, and eventually settled in on a possible diplomatic solution, the chagrin of many of the leaders and members of the U.S. military. Has suspended two former defense ministers, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, on Tuesday on the issue, saying they do not agree with the president’s decision to obtain authorization from Congress to attack Syria. While Panetta felt that “the missile attack was worthwhile,” Gates said that “the plan will result in fueling already raging conflict in the Middle East.”

The report pointed out that “the possibility of military intervention, a new U.S. in the Middle East provoked grumbling generation of war-weary senior leaders of the military and veterans, who have reservations similar to those expressed by the defense ministers former,” likely stance to a lack of confidence deep issued by the handle U.S. administration with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which was to withdraw them in a way to make a lot of members of the U.S. military are concerned, if not bitter, but there was concern also about the White House, which says many of the military leaders that he monopolized the decision-making process within the framework of a narrow circle scale يهمن by civilians, who often conduct endless deliberations and seem unwilling or unable to formulate policies crucial. ”

The report quoted Peter Monson, a naval officer retired served recently as a consultant senior commander of the Marine Corps, as saying that “the U.S. military is suffering from half-measures taken by the administration,” noting that “there will be an aversion to the use of force by senior military commanders If you were not There are specific targets. ”

He pointed out that “the possibility of a U.S. military strike has faded after being approved by the United States and Russia on a plan to eliminate the chemical arsenal owned by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. However, the Ministry of Defence announced that the U.S. destroyers of the Navy will remain in its location close to Syria, reflecting the White House’s desire to keep the option of the use of force on the table.

This has raised the White House’s response to a chemical weapons attack witnessed in the outskirts of the Syrian capital of Damascus surprising U.S. military commanders, since they came after parking the United States on the sidelines of the Syrian civil war for a long time.

He says Anthony Cordesman, an expert in military strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a senior former intelligence at the Defense Ministry, said that the past few weeks was the worst moment in the record of President Obama because it raised serious doubts about his failure painful to reach a clear decision and the report indicates that over time it turns out that while President Obama and his Secretary of State John Kerry calling on Hamas to launch a military strike, the military leaders have strong reservations. ”

M. J