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"President Donald Trump's appointment of Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his national security adviser is a brilliant decision." Continue on for a detailed op-ed.

“The move would significantly alter US military operations in Syria if approved and could put troops on the ground within weeks.”

"President Donald Trump will likely give the Joint Chiefs of Staff Friday a series of objectives for fighting ISIS so the military can design the strategic and tactical options."

“These options would increase the risk for US troops beyond what Obama accepted. One option would put hundreds of additional US troops into a combat role to take Raqqa.”

“A win is not a coronation, and the presidency is not the only office that matters.”

“There have been several meetings to begin to determine if more troops are needed for the upcoming battle for Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul.”