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Air strikes alone not enough to defeat Islamic State - NATO chief

Jan 31, 2015    

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Air strikes alone will not be enough to defeat Islamic State militants and greater Western help in building up Iraqi security forces could also play a role, the head of NATO said on Friday.The United States leads a coalition of countries that has been carrying out air strikes against the Islamist militants who have seized large parts of Syria and Iraq.NATO as an organisation is not involved but individual allies participate in the coalition."I welcome that (participation) and I think that is important, even though I don't believe that air strikes alone can solve the p...

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