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ISIS

Perhaps the best book I ever read was Natan Sharansky’s Fear No Evil, a memoir of his time in Soviet custody and an explanation of...
Syria

Last week, I wrote about one of the troublesome byproducts of the Trump-Putin summit in Hamburg: a ceasefire in southwestern Syria that Israel worries will...
trump

Until now, the notion that Donald Trump was providing Russia and Vladimir Putin with concessions at the expense of U.S. interests was poorly supported. That...
syria

Eric Edelman--a former undersecretary of defense in the Bush administration, an aide to Vice President Cheney, and one of the most respected foreign policy hands...
Russia

Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson asked a question on Tuesday night that merits thorough examination and an honest response. The one he received from...
ISIS

On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi traveled to Mosul to claim victory in the battle against ISIS. A few ISIS die-hards remain holed up...
syria

With all of Washington consumed by the effort to craft and pass health-care legislation, the Trump White House appeared to catch the country’s political establishment...
russia

Max Boot is right: Russia is not going to risk igniting a third world war by targeting coalition aircraft over the skies of Syria. And...
Iran

On June 18, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps launched missiles into Syria in retaliation for a terrorist attack on Iran’s parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s tomb...
Syria

On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18E fighter plane shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter jet that was attacking U.S.-backed Arab and Kurdish forces fighting to liberate...
Syria

With the Trump White House struggling to contain the fallout from the bombshell revelation that the president shared sensitive intelligence with Russian governmental officials, former Obama...
Safe zones

One week ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin propositioned the United States. Russia’s chief executive revealed that, in a phone conversation with President Donald Trump last...