What to do about the slow Iranian take-over of Syria that is already threatening the region? How can we slow that process, which seems unstoppable for lack of a cohesive American policy to intercept the Iranian terrorizing hegemony? How can we limit the damage of the Mullahs’ brand of proxy
Source: The Washington Post Editorial Board (Trump shouldn’t repeat Obama’s mistake in Iraq and Syria) THE FINAL capture of the Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa this week by U.S.-backed Syrian forces brings the would-be caliphate to the brink of extinction: It has lost 87?percent of the territory it once controlled in Iraq
Source: The Washington Post – By John Allen and Charles R. Lister (Bring Syria’s Assad and his backers to account now) For 5½ years, the Syrian government has tortured, shot, bombed and gassed its own people with impunity, with the resulting human cost clear for all to see: nearly 500,000
Source: The Wall Street Journal – Dick Cheney & Liz Cheney (Dangers Rise as America Retreats) Fifteen years ago this Sunday, nearly 3,000 Americans were killed in the deadliest attack on the U.S. homeland in our history. A decade and a half later, we remain at war with Islamic terrorists.