Joseph Votel & Elizabeth Dent: Trump’s decision ‘threatens to undo five years’ worth of fighting against ISIS and will severely damage American credibility and reliability,’; writes Joseph Votel, who until March led America’s forces in the Mideast.
Katie Bo Williams: The question is not: “Can we live with a rogue Turkey?” but:”Do we have a choice?” said one U.S. official.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: ‘We will continue our resistance and our struggle,’ says the head of the all-women’s YPJ, in a rare interview.
Marcus Weisgerber: Orders of older warplanes surge as U.S. military spending rises and Russia rattles its sabers.
Mona Yacoubian: The U.S. acquiescence to Turkey’s invasion abandons an effective Kurdish partner, but also a creative model that was working.
Patrick Tucker: The nascent RuNet is meant to allow the country to survive an attack — and Putin to monitor and control the population.
Kevin Baron: More and more Democratic candidates are echoing Trump’s pledges to withdraw from conflicts abroad. Few say how to do it, nor how it will make us safer.
Ben Watson: In 2016, Moscow sowed division with fake news. Today, Russian agents simply reflect the things Americans say about each other.
Patrick Tucker: As the war in Ukraine smolders on, we sat down with women veterans who recount their experiences fighting to defend their country, and each other.
Sarah Chayes: Joseph Maguire, a retired three-star, was all too desperate to find a higher civilian authority whose orders to obey.