If the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are any indication, the move would be a disaster.
Trump says he called off a planned airstrike against Iran on Thursday night, just minutes before the bombs were to be let loose.
The Trump administration keeps deliberately raising tensions with Iran, risking conflict.
Plus: Texas bartender charged for serving alcohol to shooter, Cory Booker proposes a federal gun-licensing scheme, and more...
Beto O'Rourke: U.S. 'Has Completely Forgotten Its Constitutional Responsibility to Lawfully Declare and End These Wars'
O'Rourke has long been a critic of U.S. intervention abroad.
And Iran looks to reciprocate.
Both the libertarian-leaning Republican and the democratic socialist want Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
Should Israel negotiate with Hamas and Fatah, or are they unwavering enemies in a protracted struggle?
Plus: Will Wilkinson on "abolishing billionaires," and what's really going on with YouTube?
The Senate is set to pass a new Middle East policy bill with overwhelming support.
The war continues and it's costing lives.
Plus: United Nations goes to bat for Julian Assange and Slack censors chat with Iranians.
Trump Doubles Down on Withdrawing Troops From Syria Despite Freakout From Warmongering Establishment: Reason Roundup
"Does the USA want to be the Policeman of the Middle East?" the president asks-and gets a resounding yes from Republicans and Democrats.
Donald Trump explains his decision to withdraw from Syria directly to the American people.
We shouldn't have been there (or Iraq) in the first place.
Plus: Trump inauguration spending also under scrutiny, feds want fentanyl cases out of state court, and Twitter's stock is surging.
Last Column From Khashoggi Warns About State-Spread Fake News. Americans Should Take Note: Reason Roundup
Plus: Rep. Amash moves to limit weapons sales to Saudis while evangelical leaders defend them.
Jamal Khashoggi visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last week. He hasn't been seen since.
The head of Ideas Beyond Borders is translating books by Steven Pinker, Sam Harris, and others into Arabic and distributing them for free.
At least 242 civilians have been killed and at least 324 wounded by over 2,000 airstrikes, some of which were carried out by the American military.
"I have to accept my share of the blame for it," the ailing senator writes in a new book, even while defending several other interventions and surges.
The move pisses off America's allies, and makes military confrontation with Iran more likely.
Ending the deal would clear the way for Iran's nuclear weapons program and increase the likelihood of war.
"Millions of Iranians...don't want to live under a corrupt clerical fascist state" says Bloomberg's Eli Lake. Are the Islamic Republic's days finally numbered?
She started the first secular, pro-market party in Egypt. Then the government sent the secret police after her.
A new film tells the story behind the website Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently.
How the Arab world's top satirist was censored, persecuted, and driven out.
Big foreign policy heave, featuring Bloomberg's Eli Lake
Trump To Muslim World: Peace Only Possible "if your Nations Drive Out the Terrorists and Extremists"
The president's speech articulates non-interventionist principles despite fiery rhetoric.
Q&A with author and New York Times columnist Mustafa Akyol.
With an off-hand remark, the president indicates the status quo of U.S.-supported Israeli occupation is fine with him.
Matt Welch talks with Borzou Daragahi and Pejman Yousefzadeh on SiriusXM Insight's The Dean Obeidallah Show 12-1 ET
Donald Trump's poorly designed and xenophobic executive order is attempting to improve on a perfect record. Republicans need to push back.
It's the first such death on the new president's watch.
Every U.S. president since 1967 has officially opposed settlements as an obstacle to peace.
How an oppressive Middle Eastern country led to everybody's iPhones getting a security update.
Frontline details the history of ISIS.