Why does Donald Trump feel inclined to attack Bashar Assad's forces only in the case of chemical attacks rather than the more frequent conventional bombings?
The president’s plan to remove U.S. troops resolves diplomatic problems with Russia, Damascus and Turkey but raises thorny questions on other fronts.
What is taking place there should serve as our wake-up call. We are one bad decision or miscalculation away from Armageddon.
After Russia warns the United States against military strikes in Syria, the president announces his intentions by tweeting, "Get ready Russia, because [missiles] will be coming, nice and new and 'smart!'"
The president pushes for a quick military withdrawal, abandoning plans to stabilize the country and prevent Islamic State from re-emerging.
While it isn’t clear whether the president has a policy in Syria, the Department of Defense is failing to achieve its goals and the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. is issuing empty threats.
Donald Trump's voters bought a lot of what he said during his campaign, but in his first year as president he's often done the opposite of what he assured Americans before taking office.
Two really big egos met at the White House this week, as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan consulted with Donald Trump. They have different priorities on Syria.