In the wake of the recent military strikes on Syria and the consequent fallout with Russia, TRAC Intelligence’s founder, David Firester, would like to revisit some relevant policy guidance for the layperson, which he has previously offered. David dealt with this matter in late 2016, just prior to President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration. However, it is worth considering, yet again, the implications of a cooperative relationship with Russia, with an eye toward defeating some common enemies. The brief article can be found here: “The Challenge of Looking Beyond The Islamic State: Trump’s Foreign Policy Inheritance.”
Although the strike is new, the policy options and subsequent implications remain the same.