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Syria: Next Steps

The US air strikes to neutralize Assad’s chemical ability to conduct chemical attacks like the one we saw in Idlib this week, Aleppo before Christmas…




Jeff Sessions: Red Man Walking?

If you’re following the news that’s emerged from Washington over the past eighteen or so hours, you’ll have come to the conclusion that Jeff Sessions…






Israel’s Disappearing Act

Friedman’s Weekly is normally focused on urgent events. This week, I was reminded by the appointment of David Friedman (no relation) as ambassador to Israel…


Assassination in Ankara: First Thoughts

Turkey and Russia can get over this but it will take serious, level headed diplomacy. This appears to have already begun.  The scheduled meeting between…