My task in the paper is to not just note that only 22 countries are doing something in the theatre, but to explain the variation among the contributors. I am not going to give away my findings, but I will provide one hint:“Our 66-member coalition, including Arab partners, is on the offensive.”-@POTUS. https://t.co/7lR4tSfJu1 pic.twitter.com/dWDDFZdexs— WH National Security (@NSC44) April 13, 2016
The Dave and Steve explanation of multilateral military operations does so-so.
Anyhow, back to the press conference, where we give heaps of kudos to countries doing the least they can do or even less than that.