Opinion – In Syria, Trump Faces the Limits of Bluster – Editorial – NYT

Here’s an outstanding, must-read editorial from the NYT, highlighting how Trump has contributed to the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Trump’s simplistic knee-jerk tweets highlight that he’s a weak president with a big ego. US foreign policy is confused. With ‘America First’, is the US abandoning its role as the world’s policeman and defendor of freedom? Firstly in Iraq and then by attacking ISIS, the US missed the strategic objectives. On Trump’s watch, Iran, Syria, Turkey and Russia’s are testing Trump’s resolve. History has shown us, time and time again, that US bombing is not enough. Surely, it’s time for the US Congress to demand a strategic approach to foreign policy that is in harness with America’s major allies? Thoughts?

Opinion – Corbyn needs to take a long hard look at how anti-Semitism has grown in Britain’s Labour Party – Alistair Campbell – Newsweek

If you read the British & international media latest coverage of Jeremy Corbyn and anti-Semitism in the Labour Party, it might be summed up ‘fine words but light on action’. The more Corbyn turns to his Far Left powerbase, the greater will be the institutional anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Alistair Campbell’s article is brilliantly incisive and is now published globally via Newsweek. Thoughts?