Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) a consequence of the Bush Doctrines and the loosely defined nature of the “War on Terror”

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After many month of hibernation, finally getting back my north and the south, looking at the beautiful world of geopolitics, full of intrigue and confusion, the world of the new emergent threat ISIS caught my attention. Thus, engulfing in a study concerning this new threat, which bare a linkage to the Great War on Terror few questions as whom are we really fighting? What the war really doing and did we the U.S. pave the way for ISIS the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and what is the path to be taken in securing these treats needs be scrutinized.

Thus observing the white elephant from all paradigms, an answer can be found in a statement made by the Deputy Director, External Relation for the Human rights watch Caroll Bogert (Watch 2014, n.p). Carol during a session at the Scripps College humanities Institution speaking about “Human Rights in the War on Terror - Are we safer since 9/11” emphasized a very vital element of the war and explain the difficulty the definition of this war has presented in solving or taking a side of who is right and who is wrong. According to Caroll Bogert (2004), “We don’t have a set definition to Terrorism”, “we do not have a set enemy” and “We do not have set definition to the war…we do not even have a battlefield” (Bogert 2005, n.p). Thus, Bogert elaborated further by stating that under these circumstances, which the war itself is, defined the unbalanced nature it present in clearly defining an enemy, fault and a suitable punishment. Being a true statement as of right elaborated by Vilho Harle and Sami Moisio (2008), “Who is a terrorist is the exclusive and sovereign right of the U.S. The terrorist is the enemy of the U.S.” (Harke and Moisio 2008, 350). Hence, it is here we come across the ongoi...

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