Cruz’s Weak Grasp of Foreign Policy

For anyone who imagines that Bashar Assad is a possible ally against ISIS — a group that now includes, inter alia, Ted Cruz — this Wall Street Journal article should be required reading. It points out that the Assad regime has been engaged in an active trade with the Islamic State, with Assad providing electricity to ISIS-controlled areas in return for natural gas, crude oil, and other goods. This two-trade was highlighted on November 25 when the U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on George Haswani, a Syrian businessman who has been an intermediary between Assad and the Islamic State.

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Cruz’s Weak Grasp of Foreign Policy

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