The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C., and was founded in 1877, making it the area's oldest extant newspaper.

“The more the West strikes, the more people are killed [in Syria], it only builds into the narrative that the end is coming.”

"It’s time to stop this constant refrain that President Obama has no strategy for Syria."

"President Obama’s most senior national security advisers have recommended measures that would move U.S. troops closer to the front lines in Iraq and Syria."

"The United States seemed to be caught flat-footed by the barrage of airstrikes that Moscow launched last week."

"... a tempting dream, but it represents the same wishful thinking that got us here in the first place. How did we get here? It’s worth recalling, briefly, a bit of history."

"The 48-page report is critical in its observations of the day-to-day workings of Operation Inherent Resolve’s Iraqi train and assist program."