Regions / Syria
He's failed to deliver his promised withdrawals from Afghanistan and Syria, vetoed an order to get out of Yemen, and expanded the U.S. bombing of Somalia, all while eyeing Iran.
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
The forever war in the Middle East is far from over.
Kurds have established a democratic state in Syria. Can the United States help it survive?
A small detachment of U.S. troops won't protect the Kurds from Turkish aggression, but putting conditions on arms transfers might.
To keep U.S. troops in Syria now implies a forever war, with no realistic ending imaginable, and no authorization from Congress.
The war is winding down but very little progress has been made on addressing the underlying causes.
A bloody siege looms over Idlib, the U.S. is digging into the east, and conflict between Iran and Israel may put Syria in the crosshairs.
Russia had a program to return Russian women and children from Iraq and Syria. What happened to it?
The Syrian government has just confirmed the deaths of hundreds of detainees. Why?