By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
The possibilities for catastrophic miscalculation are skyrocketing in the Middle East, and this administration is proving singularly prone to miscalculation.
The U.S. hasn't agreed to resettle any of its own torture victims, much less offered any other form of accountability.
Instead of helping to avert the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the Trump administration is adding fuel to the fire.