The Fire in Syria Is Shedding Light on the United States

In a new column for Foreign Policy, Non-Resident Fellow James Traub argues changing US policy on Syria is forcing an overdue conversation about America's role in the Middle East.

Traub draws on Democratic presidential candidates' debate statements about President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria to explore the emerging "dogma of restraint" and its implications for the future.

Read the full column at Foreign Policy here.

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Oct 16, 2019
James Traub