Why Tuesday Could Define Trump’s Presidency

Source: Time


April 10, 2018

Historians judge presidents by how they react in times of crisis, and during an unseasonably cold April in Washington, Trump is facing two major ones: how to respond to a brutal chemical strike in Syria and what to do about investigations reaching his inner circle.

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In both cases, Trump faces warring impulses between being the kind of decisive leader he likes to portray himself as and making a decision which could have lasting — and brutally negative — consequences for his presidency.

In Syria, Trump could decide that a suspected chemical attack crosses a red line, requiring a forceful military response against the regime of Bashar al-Assad. But he also risks further involvement in a war that he tried to disentangle the United States from just last week.

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Categories: America, The Muslim Times, USA

1 reply

  1. ‘ interesting times ‘ …. as the Chinese would say. (meaning ‘extremely dangerous, to the rest of us)

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