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Obama's Syria policy was bad. Trump's is worse.; The president can't blame this mess on his predecessor.

Oct 21, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

President Trump's Syria policy has stopped making sense.

Trump issued a statement on Oct. 6 greenlighting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's invasion of northern Syria - and then denied having done so. He expressed indifference about the Turkish offensive and then demanded a cease-fire. He sent Erdogan a blustery, insulting letter ("Don't be a tough guy. Don't be a fool!") and then gave Erdogan the deal of the century by blessing his invasion of Syria. The president tweeted that he w...