How Trump Can Control ISIS in Syria without Kurdish Allies
4 weeks ago
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Now it looks like a big win for ISIS, but what can President Trump do after the U.S. pull-out from Northeast Syria? The loss of intel on the ground from our abandoned Kurdish allies, the release/escape of terrorist prisoners, and the perception of U.S. apathy, creates conditions for an Islamic State revival. Is there a U.S. position somewhere between warmongering and isolationism? Bill Whittle argues that terrorist movements require us to periodically “mow the grass,” but we have ways of doing that without U.S. boots on the ground. Can ISIS be remote controlled?