He's wrong on both counts.
The mishandling of the Syrian withdrawal appears to have created less stability in Syria and considerably weakened Trump's ability to dictate foreign policy—a situation where actually bringing the troops home now seems even more farfetched.
Tulsi Gabbard Called Out Mainstream Media, Both Parties, Democratic Candidates for Supporting Disastrous Regime Change in the Middle East
"As president I will end these regime change wars."
Trust in the media is at historic lows.
If Trump wants credit for ending wars in the Middle East, he'll have to actually reduce the number of Americans deployed there.
Trump Brushes Off the Threat of Free ISIS Militants Because 'They're Going to be Escaping to Europe'
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The war on terror leaves more dead civilians in its wake.
Open warfare between Iran and Saudi Arabia would be far worse than this weekend's attacks.
Sen. Warren: "The problems in Afghanistan are not problems that can be solved by the military."
Here Is What the 2020 Candidates Say About the President's Power to Wage War Without Congressional Approval
The strongest critics of unilateral decisions to attack other countries include Tulsi Gabbard and Bernie Sanders, while Joe Biden thinks anything goes.
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He got the boot before managing to start any new wars.
Pestilence, war, famine, and death are all on the decline.
Buttigieg calls for three-year sunset on military force authorizations.
It's refreshing to see many conservatives abandon their kneejerk support for militarism, and nice to watch Joe Biden be held accountable for his support for the Iraq blunder.
Serving as an alternative voice to the likes of Lindsey Graham and John Bolton could keep the U.S. out of unnecessary wars.
"The outsized power that the political parties hold can often be used in the wrong way to squelch our democracy and dissenting voices even within our own parties," says Gabbard.
Welcome to 21st-century politics (finally) with creation of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
Gabbard has made ending American intervention abroad the defining issue of her campaign.
If the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are any indication, the move would be a disaster.
Trump Says He Can Strike Iran Without Congressional Approval. Justin Amash and the Constitution Disagree.
The Republican congressman from Michigan shot back on Twitter.
Trump says he called off a planned airstrike against Iran on Thursday night, just minutes before the bombs were to be let loose.
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Demanding capitulation from Tehran is a recipe for disaster
Republicans and Democrats Spar Over Whether Defense Spending Should Increase by $20 Billion or $30 Billion
The depressing bipartisan consensus on ever-increasing defense spending shows no sign of breaking down anytime soon.
A pre-finale podcast about the HBO series that taught America to love death and dragons.
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.
Does the Trump administration think it can wage war in Iran without congressional approval? Mike Pompeo won't say.
As Trump cracks down yet again, Reason's editors disagree over labeling in immigration policy.
House Votes To End Unauthorized U.S. Involvement in Yemen (Again). Justin Amash Votes Present (Again).
The bill now goes to President Trump's desk.
Both the libertarian-leaning Republican and the democratic socialist want Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
Strong performances and sharp direction elevate this drug-war action thriller.
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If the decision holds up on appeal (which is quite likely), Congress would have to choose between expanding draft registration to women or ending it completely.
In Mercenaries 2, China and the U.S. fight over pieces of Venezuela, before the entire country is wrecked by a nuclear warhead.
Early progress in U.S.-Taliban peace talks are a reminder of how little we're fighting for in Afghanistan.
The war continues and it's costing lives.