22 octombrie 2019

U.S. Officials Ignored Trump on Syria and We Are All Paying the Price

warontherocks.com

Republicans, Democrats, and European leaders are united in their outrage with President Donald Trump. This time, it is for his effective endorsement of a Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria to put a boot on the neck of Kurdish militants who fought with the United States to defeat the Islamic State. But this anger is misplaced. Trump has been clear about his intentions in Syria. As he told the world in April 2018 , after years of fighting foreign wars, in his view it was time for the United [...]