NYT: Trump Followed His Gut on Syria. Calamity Came Fast.
All the warnings were there. But President Trump’s reliance on his instincts, and his relationships, led him to ignore the consequences of a move that has emboldened Russia, Iran and the Islamic State.
David Sanger is one of the great reporters and writers of our time: “Rarely has a presidential decision resulted so immediately in what his own party leaders have described as disastrous consequences for American allies and interests.”