Regions / Syria
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.
Even some critiques of Donald Trump's Muslim ban contain unfortunate stereotypes.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.