So there’s lots of fighting left to be done, and lots of opportunities yet for the United States and Russia to stumble into a confrontation. Stay tuned.
President Donald Trump, pictured March 20, 2017, with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-abaci in the Oval Office. The Iraqi army couldn’t even have retaken Mosul without the lavish use of U.S. air power, Gwynne Dyer writes. Official White House photograph by Benjamin Applebaum