Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Defense One: America Needs to Take Charge of the ISIS Aftermath
Two years after the fall of the caliphate, the world should not leave this to the SDF.
Two years ago today, the United States marked the end of the ISIS fight with its partner on the ground, the Syrian Democratic Forces, a force which lost 10,000 of its own women and men in battle.
A Syrian marching band, clad in bright orange band uniforms beneath the yellow banner of the Syrian Democratic Forces, assembled at the Omar Oil Field in the March sun only feet from an American flag waving in the breeze and played the Star Spangled Banner.
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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials — March 23, 2021
Analysis: Is the IS group returning to the Niger-Mali border? — Wassim Nasr, France 24
Afghanistan is America's longest war – it's time for the delusion about it to end — HR McMaster, FOX News
What’s behind the Saudi ceasefire proposal in Yemen? — Al Jazeera
Saudi ceasefire plan unlikely to pause Yemen war: analysts — AFP
Coronavirus: Why EU lags behind China and Russia in ASEAN vaccine diplomacy — David Hutt, DW
How AstraZeneca's errors eroded US confidence in its Covid shot — AFP
Should the world be more open to Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine? — Nick Dole, ABC News (Australia)
Coronavirus: How Russia glosses over its Covid death toll — Sarah Rainsford, BBC News
The next pandemic is coming. Will we be prepared? — Kenneth L. Davis and Brendan carr, The Hill
How the U.S. and North Korea Could Sleepwalk Into a Nuclear War — Doreen Horschig, National Interest
EU, China relations suddenly come tumbling down — David Hutt, Asia Times
New Cold War? China hits back at coordinated Western sanctions — France 24
What’s Next for U.S.-China Military Relations? — Robert D. Williams, Lawfare
What U.S.-China Meeting Reveals — Alex Ward, Vox
America Should Have Walked Away From Its Meeting With China — Alan Tonelson, National Interest
A Manmade Disaster at the Border — Matthew Continetti, National ReviewOriginal Article
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