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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

“The Trump administration is defying and lying to Congress.” Oxfam responds to Secretary Pompeo’s lies about Yemen.

An unending U.S. war in Syria. Paul Pillar criticizes the absurd Trump administration policy of staying in Syria indefinitely to oppose Iranian influence.

America was never an honest broker. Dalia Hatuqa describes Trump’s treatment of Palestinians as “clarifying moment” because it represents the “logical conclusion” of U.S. policy.

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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