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US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Germany. (Getty Images)
The Trump Administration has been consistent on one thing: its priority in Syria is ISIS. Even though it retaliated for Assad’s use of chemical weapons, its focus has been ISIS-not Assad and not Iran in Syria. Going back to the presidential campaign, President Trump...
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a graduation ceremony and air show marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of King Faisal Air College in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser
Saudi Arabia has a new crown prince. Mohammed bin Salman, known as MbS, is clearly now slated to succeed his father, King Salman. At 31, the kingdom has never seen anyone like him. He has been given very wide responsibilities as defense minister and overseer of the...
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Shayrat Airfield in Homs, Syria is seen in this DigitalGlobe satellite image on February 18, 2017 and released by the U.S. Defense Department on April 6, 2017 after announcing U.S. forces conducted a cruise missile strike against the Syrian Air Force airfield. DigitalGlobe/Courtesy U.S. Department of Defense/Handout via REUTERS
WASHINGTON — President Trump’s decision to launch nearly 60 Tomahawk cruise missiles against Al Shayrat air base, from which the Syrian air force flew to drop chemical weapons on the town of Khan Sheikhoun earlier this week, was swift and purposeful. No doubt, the...
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An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria, January 15, 2016. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
One of the interesting debates that emerged over the last few years in Washington revolved around whether the Islamic Republic of Iran could be a natural partner for the United States in the Middle East. Some argued that Iran was opposed to the Taliban in Afghanistan...