The Trump administration has to come to terms with certain cruel and painful realities.
Pursuing an ambitious mission against all three adversaries in Syria is dangerous, imprudent and unnecessary.
Many of the accomplishments he touted remain works in progress.
The United States needs flexibility and discretion in foreign policy, not a straitjacket of moral or ethical principles.
Trump faces the same limits on U.S. influence that plagued his predecessor.
What’s the endgame when you’re facing an immovable regime?
Can the next secretary of state resist the urge?
Netanyahu continues to outlast his many critics.
Across the Middle East, states are becoming decentralized and fragmented.
Can some form of democracy prosper in the Arab world? Can Islamists be democrats?
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