Those of us who have criticized the president when he has made mistakes should give him credit when he makes the right call.
The way the president rolled out this decision is almost a textbook example of how not to make difficult decisions on military policy.
Sometime this year, the Trump administration intends to release the legislatively mandated National Security Strategy (NSS). What will it contain about Russia?
It appears they are attempting something much bigger and more difficult: they are claiming the central allegations of the Washington Post story are false.
As partisan fires rage, the only way to tamp the flames is a blue-ribbon investigation into the Trump team's Russia ties.
Whether the president achieves success in Syria will depend on what comes next, not on what happened Thursday.
Donald Trump's approach to combating terrorism looks a lot like Obama's.
Donald Trump may hate the thought of it, but it's something he should want, too.
Peter D. Feaver is a professor of political science and public policy and Bass Fellow at Duke University, and director of the Triangle Institute for Security Studies and the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy. He is co-editor of Elephants in the Room.