Regions / Syria
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
Trump's wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
Many architects of the Iraq War openly hope Trump will go further in pursuing regime change in Syria — and then Iran.
Now that he cares about the fate of Syrian children, Trump should open up our country — not bomb theirs.
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
When U.S. rivals committed atrocities in Aleppo, Western talking heads were appalled. But when the U.S. supports them in Mosul? Silence.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
Trump's leading foreign policy advisers are obsessed with Iran and making dangerous moves from East Asia to the Middle East.
The so-called "Muslim ban" has been compared to U.S. treatment of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust. It's actually even more draconian.