Gen. John R. Allen

Gen. John R. Allen, USMC (Ret.) led Marines in Anbar Province and was commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. He is a distinguished fellow of foreign policy at the Brookings Institution

Opinion Articles

The only question really is whether the U.S. and its allies and partners will act decisively now while they can still shape events to destroyIS, an act that seems increasingly self-obvious.