As the Trump administration navigates the risks of escalation, there’s a real danger it will get the calculus wrong.
Initial thoughts on the Trump administration’s new front in the Syrian war
One that did happen, in Mosul, killed hundreds of civilians. Could one that didn’t, in Syria in 2013, have helped save innocent lives today?
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s supporters in Washington are about to get mugged by reality: His regime is alarmingly weak.
Their method of protecting their marriage may be misguided, but it shows the Pences have an admirable awareness of their own human weaknesses.
Military officers have checked some of the president’s uglier populist impulses. But what does that mean for liberal values?
Iraqi forces are on the verge of a mighty victory.
By replacing Mike Flynn with H.R. McMaster, President Donald Trump added one of the most talented officers the U.S. Army has ever produced to his team.
And it will be mostly due to the work of his predecessor.
America cannot punish its elected officials for allowing its military, diplomatic corps, and intelligence services to take risks necessary to pursue its interests.
Trump’s national security adviser faces challenges ahead in his quest to become part of the president’s decision-making process.
The president has said he wants to support the troops, but his careless comments put U.S. lives at risk in Iraq.
On Saturday, President Trump stood in front of the CIA’s Memorial Wall and gave a speech that said more about himself than those the wall commemorated, or the agency they served.