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."
The Pentagon's IG Cautions Trump to Not Let ISIS Rebuild in Syria
By Nicholas Heras
Ilan Goldenberg on Iran, Europe, and the United States
By Ilan Goldenberg, Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend
He served in Afghanistan and gives Trump credit for this
By Dr. Jason Dempsey
Escalation or Negotiation?
By Elisa Catalano Ewers, Ilan Goldenberg, Nicholas Heras & Kaleigh Thomas