It doesn't take a crystal ball to see that the Middle East's 2020 will be tumultuous. Libya's civil war has taken a dangerous turn, with Russian mercenaries and Turkish forces joining the fray as Gen. Khalifa Hifter's forces push into the capital. Yemen's still ravaged by economic blockade and war, despite recent efforts on all sides to de-escalate the conflict. Syria's civil war continues to metastasize, with a massive new wave of refugees fleeing violence in Idlib. Large-scale popular protests...
Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD) explained during an MSNBC panel discussion that President Donald Trump made things so much worse in the Middle East by killing Gen. Qasem Suleimani. But it’s just one of several strategic missteps Trump has made throughout his three years as president. Then the president attacked Democrats, calling them terrorists for questioning [
The alliance is already overstretched — and it's not the right tool for the job.
The Man Who Pays His Way: Dubai is still 100 miles from the shores of Iran
D.C.’s hysteria is dangerous. The Iran strike wasn’t necessarily wrong, but the president must tread carefully. Too much of D.C. wants him not to.
Both of these things are true: President Trump was right to order the strike on Gen. Qassem Soleimani as retaliation for Iran having attacked our embassy in Iraq, and Trump is now talking in a way that sounds like what he was not elected to do.
Iranian soccer teams might not play in this year's Asian Champions League after the AFC told them they would have to play at neutral grounds. The regional tensions are also making Europe's top sides cancel winter training trips to Doha and Dubai, hitting their global soccer hub ambitions.