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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump can only make the Syrian disaster worse. Doug Bandow warns [1] that intervention now risks a general war with Syria’s patrons.

Trump can’t alter Syria’s future. Douglas Macgregor warns [2] that bombing Syria is “exactly the sort of military action that has made America’s regional opponents stronger and allies weaker since 2001.”

The Bolton-Pompeo package. Paul Pillar argues [3] that Pompeo and Bolton should be viewed as a package deal and Pompeo’s nomination should be judged accordingly.