April 11, 2017

Democratic Syria hawks love Trump's airstrikes

By Ilan Goldenberg

Source: Politico

Journalist(s) Michael Crowley

The question tormented Obama administration officials for years: Should we strike at Syrian dictator Bashar Assad or not?

Under President Barack Obama, the answer was always no. It took President Donald Trump less than three months to say yes.

In the wake of this week’s attacks, Democratic Syria hawks couldn’t help but rue the fact that Trump had become their unlikely savior.

Read the full article at Politico.

  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with ext...