Can Trump’s presidency overturn Hillary’s bloody legacy in Syria?
Syrians have a lot of riding on the election of Donald J. Trump as president, owing to the dark legacy of death, destruction and terror left by Secretary Clinton in their beloved country. There is indeed reason to be hopeful. In his election night victory speech, Trump committed to building good relations with other nations and to refraining from the warmongering that had characterized previous presidencies. In his extensive nomination acceptance speech back in July, he also vowed to address the growing threat of terrorism and ‘defeat the barbarians of ISIS’, and to ‘abandon the failed policy of nation-building and regime change that Hillary Clinton had pushed in Iraq, Libya, Egypt and Syria.’
It would be useful at this time of transition to take a step back to review the Obama Administration’s Mideast policy in greater detail, for a straightforward assessment of the mess left for President Trump to clean up. – READ MORE