I can remember when people of good will cared about stuff like innocent people being beheaded, dispossessed and trampled on. Some still do but not Kos, or it would appear, Kossacks.
We've spent billions arming our Middle East allies to the teeth. They are the ones directly threatened by Islamic State/ISIS/ISIL. Not us.
So why is it us that have to do the fighting? It's their backyard, but they can watch comfortably as the United States bleeds trillions more to bail them out? Nice gig, if you can get it.
Let those directly threatened by Islamic State put their skin in the game.