Rights Group Charges U.S.-Led Coalition With ‘War Crimes’
Can the World Survive Two More Years of Donald Trump?
Yes, the United States has done bad things. But we’ve always at least paid lip service to humanitarian concerns. Not now. This is how moral standing is lost.
Israel’s Government Collapses Amid Trumpian Chaos
The specific issue that brought down Bibi's government was subsidies for ultra-Orthodox draft dodgers. Still, he thinks he'll win at the polls again in April.
'TIS THE SEASON
Trump Gets Into Holiday Spirit by Settling Scores on Twitter
After scrapping plans to travel to Florida because of the government shutdown caused by his demands for border wall funding.
Architect of the Fragile Coalition Fighting ISIS Quits
He was reportedly in the region meeting with allies in the anti-ISIS fight, such as Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani, and was caught off-guard by Trump’s announcement.
A JOB UNDONE
ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi Has Got to Be Laughing at Trump
The terror group was in tatters. But it was just handed a second chance.
Bolton’s Expansion of Syria War Totally Backfired
The national security adviser expanded U.S. goals in Syria to challenge Iran. But Trump wasn’t on board, senior officials say, and Turkey took an opportunity to push the U.S. out.
Allies on Trump: Russia Used to Be the ‘Unpredictable’ One
In the Middle East, officials see Russia ascendant, Iran on the rise, an Islamic State that has survived—and Trump calls this victory?