Trump Is Seeking Broad Coalition In the Middle East
There are three angles for assessing President Trump's announcement of an agreement on Syria with Turkey, even though, like the similar announcement that apparently caused the resignation of Defense Secretary James Mattis last year, it has been qualified ambiguously. The ambition to reduce the American presence in Syria should be seen in the context of domestic American politics, its practical effects on the ground, and its broader strategic implications. On domestic politics, it was certainl...
Published:10/9/2019 2:23:40 PM