Geopolitical rivalries do not end because of handshakes or smiling photo ops.
Donald Trump signals to China and Russia that neither will be able to shield its clients if they cross the line.
Unlike his predecessor, Donald Trump does not worry about being drawn into the Arab cold war with Iran.
Commentators don’t oppose the missile strikes per se but worry the American acted for the wrong reasons.
Even a personality as big as Donald Trump can’t escape the geopolitical realities of the Middle East.
Trump counseled his predecessor against intervening in Syria only to later criticize him for not intervening in Syria.
Analysis and commentary about Donald Trump’s first direct military action against Bashar al-Assad.
The Syrian dictator is not going to help defeat the self-declared caliphate. He helped create it.
The president’s agenda is as vast as his political acumen is lacking. This is a recipe for disaster.
The party is more comfortable appealing to ethnic minorities and liberal college graduates.
The new president cares less about human rights than his predecessor. But does that make him a friend of Egypt?
Democrats and independents already disapprove of the president. Now he must worry about Republicans.