Middle East update: February 7 2018

SYRIA BREAKING: All the stuff below is still good, it’s still good! But this should probably take precedence: U.S. aircraft carried out rare, retaliatory strikes in Syria’s Deir al-Zor province on Wednesday against forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after they attacked U.S.-backed fighters’ headquarters there, U.S. officials said.   No U.S. troops embedded with… Continue reading Middle East update: February 7 2018

Conflict Update: February 3 2017

This is likely the last one of these for at least a couple of days, for a couple of different reasons that I’ll explain in a post tomorrow. Trumptopia I feel like the frenzy of alternately draconian and idiotic foreign policymaking that has marked the first three (almost) weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency is overwhelming.… Continue reading Conflict Update: February 3 2017