Gordon Adams

American University / Foreign Policy magazine

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Professor of US Foreign Policy at American University and Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center; Columnist for Foreign Policy magazine and co-author of Buying National Security: How America Plans and Pays for Its Global Role and Security at Home; former fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars (2006-2007) and former Professor of International Relations at George Washington University; former Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (1993-1997)

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Bashar al-Assad attacks his own people with poison gas. Should President Trump leave U.S. troops in Syria or bring them home? Does he have a real policy to deal with the Middle East?

Does the US have a role in Syria?

Bashar al-Assad attacks his own people with poison gas. Should President Trump leave U.S. troops in Syria or bring them home? Does he have a real policy to deal with the Middle East?

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