Most foreign policy entanglements do not result in a “rally around the flag” event — when a president’s popularity jumps because Americans rally behind their commander-in-chief.
It has been a head-spinning week watching the Trump administration stumble into its first international crisis only to emerge with a transformed policy on the use of force in the Middle East, announced on Thursday with the unlea
As U.S. Tomahawk missiles soared over the Mediterranean toward Syria’s al-Shayrat airbase, speculation was already flying about how the attack would affect the thaw in U.S.-Russia relations anticipated since Donald Trump took office.
At least two people unfurled the giant banner around 1:45 p.m., the New York Post reports. The incident coincides with the US and Russia suspending bilateral talks on the Syrian civil war and Russian officials threatening to shoot down US planes flying over Syria without warning.
ISTANBUL — Fadi Mansour wanted to go to Europe, but he was afraid of the sea. Even at the beginning of last year, months before arrival numbers on Greece’s islands surged, deaths were frequent; it was March and the water was icy cold.