Trump’s retreat in Syria turns into a mess

Into the dark (Rodi Said/Reuters) A week ago, President Trump shocked Washington and announced he wouldn’t impede an imminent Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria. Now, in the space of just a few days, his administration…

Trump faces bipartisan criticism for Syria withdrawal

Felicia Sonmez National reporter on The Washington Post's breaking political news team October 13 at 4:09 PM President Trump faced bipartisan criticism Sunday for his decision to order a withdrawal of U.S. forces from northern…

Trump defends decision to pull U.S. forces as…

President Trump addresses conservative activists at the Values Voter Summit Saturday in Washington. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Colby Itkowitz Congress, campaigns, health policy, Pennsylvania politics October 12 at 10:02 PM President Trump on Saturday defended his decision…

In Syria, U.S. pullout and Turkish assault sparks…

Turkish troops and Turkish-backed Syrian rebels gather outside the border town of Ras al-Ayn on Saturday during their assault on Kurdish-held border towns in northeastern Syria. (Nazeer Al-Khatib/AFP/Getty Images) Erin Cunningham Middle East reporter covering…