“I want to get out. I want to bring our troops back home.”
“It’s like a cornered cat.”
Purges, peace processes, and land bridges.
“I would happily take a third term of George W. Bush rather than this.”
We didn’t start this fire
“…cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems.”
No easy answers on this one
“None of the seven wars we’re involved with now has anything to do with 9/11.”
Tal Afar falls in eight days.
And they’re not the only ones
Not in Mosul … or in Raqqa either?
“You supported the Iraq war and then when it went bad you opposed it.”
“Kang has been under investigation by the U.S. Army and the FBI for over a year.”
“The world did not imagine that Iraqis could eliminate Daesh.”
Believe it or not, the public doesn’t want to be blown up
“Old Mosul will be their graveyard.”
The big kids’ table
“Their fictitious state has fallen.”
“We will answer them on the field”
Perhaps if you threw in a new car?
So I take it you’d rather Trump do it himself?
Save the date.
Land bridges and conspiracy theories.
Except actions don’t always equal rhetoric.
Making new friends
“[I]n recent weeks, Trump has privately expressed regret for choosing McMaster.”
“This deal represents the same failed approach of the past that brought us to the current imminent threat we face from North Korea.”
“Assad committed suicide here.”
“This distinction does not much matter to the dead …”
Full dance card
Kurds up, Turks down?
11-day warning period?
“What the president decides to say from the House floor will be an early indication of McMaster’s clout within the administration.”
That didn’t work out very well, did it?
“We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil.”
“American lives will be saved because of it. Future attacks will be prevented.”