Is Putin Key to Obama’s War on ISIL?
As tensions mount in the Middle East, while simultaneously Russia’s relationship with Western nations also declines, News2share contributor and political commentator Jon-Christopher Bua asks Josh Earnest about the role Russia can play. While The United States is allied with Iraq’s new government in their war with ISIL, the Syrian government is much closer with Russia. After asking Josh Earnest what the Obama administration’s take on the situation is, he gives his commentary on the current state of the relationships between the United States, Iraq, Russia, Syria, and ISIS.
About the Author
Contributor Jon-Christopher Bua is a Member of The White House Press Corps, White House Commentator & US Political Analyst who also contributes to The Huffington Post UK by way of his Analysis Blogs.
For several years working for Sky News "JC" was US Executive Guest Producer, White House Commentator, and US Political Analyst providing on air analysis and insights from Washington, London and across America on a variety of breaking news stories which included the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the 2004-2012 US Presidential Elections and many international crises.
Born in Manhattan, he began his professional career in theatre and television, working as an actor, director and teacher.
In 1992 his love for politics and theatre came together when he volunteered to media train spokespeople for the campaign of presidential candidate Governor Bill Clinton. He came to DC to run several communications programs for the Democratic National Committee and was appointed to three senior executive communications positions in the Clinton Administration.
He has provided strategic communications advice to both Democratic and Republican candidates, agencies of the US Government here and abroad, not-for-profit groups and businesses in the private sector worldwide.
Jon-Christopher is an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign Service teaching a course called "Politics & The Media, An American-European Perspective."