The responsibility for attacking the Syrian base ultimately falls on Trump, but this back story negates the theory that it was the real estate tycoon’s own initiative, being the showman that he is.
Attention is directed toward Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Manama* which may be intensifying steps that could lead to an increase in sanctions aimed at boycotting Qatar economically and strangling it politically.
Qatar, accused by Saudi Arabia and its allies of supporting terrorism, implicitly refused its neighbors’ [Read more]
The president, in coordination with Congress, is the commander in chief and has the final say in times of peace and war.
An architect from Navarra, Spain, was detained and imprisoned in the United States for having visited Lebanon and Syria. He was deported to Spain without explanation.
The biggest unknown remains Donald Trump himself, and his total unpredictability.
It is not so much a political letter but rather one containing good common sense.
The progression of the campaign against the Islamic State risks plunging the United States into a complex regional conflict.
America did not create, manage, or plan the Syrian revolution, but America attempted to exploit the revolution from every side.