The U.S. must act to restrain Russia, Iran, and al-Qaeda.
Vladimir Putin’s dream come true.
Reversing eight years of appeasement.
This includes unreservedly backing Israel against Hizballah.
Neither Russia, nor Iran, nor Assad seeks compromise.
Neither Turkey nor Russia can deliver an outcome that benefits America.
Agreements mean little in Moscow and Damascus.
Years of Western enabling have emboldened Putin.
Jerusalem is not bound by Moscow’s declarations.
Even if Iran and Russia abide by its terms.
Tehran is filling the void left by Islamic State.
Jerusalem must maintain its covenant with the Druze while staying out of the Syrian civil war.
Is Trump following in Obama’s footsteps?
Moscow is reluctant to provoke conflict with the U.S. or with Israel.