Robert O’Brien, Trump’s NSA pick, was wisely chosen.Read More
National Security & Defense
The bad decisions in Syria and Afghanistan that will have the longer-term consequences.
Mattis had lost his influence, even on big questions like Syria and Afghanistan.
With his resignation letter, Mattis delivered a necessary rebuke to the president.
Former national-security adviser H. R. McMaster and former Afghan ambassador to China Janan Mosazai analyze the state of affairs.