But the unnamed man’s attorneys call the potential transfer ‘an unconscionable violation of his constitutional rights.’
Freedom of speech came to Iraq with the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003. But Iraqis have been blindsided since then by incendiary social media.
When it comes to American children taken into ISIS, it seems the mother’s rights are fully respected while the rights of her innocent American children are not.
Trump’s new national security adviser has been ambivalent over the years about the importance of the Syrian civil war. The real threat, he’s long argued, comes from Iran.
Eventually the stench of death was too much even for ISIS. They covered it, mined it. The Iraqi government won’t touch it. The families of the disappeared have no place to turn.
‘It’s insane,’ one former official says about Trump’s withdrawal threat. ‘There’s no one who supports it in the mainstream… He’s gonna do it, eventually.’
The president is creating a lot of confusion about the U.S. in Syria, maybe to squeeze cash out of the Saudis. But he’s complicating the already complex policy he signed off on.