May 22, 2019

In or Out? What Should the U.S. Do in Syria?

By Nicholas Heras, Frances Z. Brown, Melissa Dalton and Loren DeJonge Schulman

Nicholas A. Heras asks three notable experts on U.S. national security decision making—Frances Z. Brown, Melissa Dalton, and Loren DeJonge Schulman—whether the United States should remain committed to maintaining a presence in Syria, and if President Trump is right that all that remains for the U.S. in Syria is "sand and death."

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