But didn’t dare stand up for the Jewish state.
From Somalia to Iraq, Ankara supports Islamists.
Baghdad capitulates to the militias.
Making rebuilding after the depredations of Islamic State difficult.
The campaign between the wars.
In light of European incompetence, Chinese influence might even grow in the region.
America should not fear the use of force to strengthen friends and weaken enemies.
Washington must choose a fight that it can win.
Nor is Tehran in a position to go to war with Israel.
Their relationship with Tehran is anything but murky.
But its efforts to expel the U.S. from Iraq will continue.
A ring of fire
Mistaking a sleeping lion for a dead one.
And the U.S. shows its willingness to use force.