Donald Trump remains the first president in 25 years to not have started a new war. As the U.S. nears a deal, he should take this opportunity to bring American troops home.
Where should one intervene? What constitutes a win? Do we have what it takes to finish it permanently?
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President Trump’s Afghanistan plan is, above all, a pledge to double down on the bipartisan failures of the last decade and half, making changes only for the worse.
Islam will not allow minorities to have their own land and to rule themselves. That’s why even if partitioning Syria happens, it likely won’t go well.
Defeating ISIS would most likely necessitate a holistic, long-term approach in Iraq along the lines of the 2007 surge. But this would cost the president significant political capital.
When asked if America’s foreign policy since 9/11 has made us more or less safe, a non-dangling-chad majority (51 percent) said ‘less safe.’
President Obama mismanaged two wars, oversaw the collapse of order across the Middle East, and left the United States and the world less safe.
Americans today who argue the United States should help Syria’s refugees should abandon their antipathy towards intervention, stability operations, and nation building.
The Kurds are ready to be the peaceful, Muslim democracy the Middle East needs.
Americans care for Christians and Israel because the religious and political freedoms we enjoy depend upon each other and descend from our Western heritage.
The reality of America’s innately understood foreign policy doctrine is very simple and straightforward: Don’t tread on me.
Extending a conflict, no matter how justified, into a long, contested occupation, will only sap national morale and embolden our enemies.
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