Freed of advisers who disagreed with him, the president has followed through on some long-deferred campaign promises—but the results are not what he hoped for.
Kathy GilsinanFor a while it looked like Trump would always fold—talk a big game and then back down on things like, oh, labeling China a currency manipulator. But as @GrahamDavidA writes, sometimes it just takes him a while
Italy just took back an alleged fighter to face trial. No one else in western Europe is following suit.
Kathy GilsinanEuropeans were appalled about indefinite detentions at Guantanamo after 9/11. Now they’re content to leave their ISIS suspect citizens indefinitely detained in makeshift prisons in northeast Syria, which is becoming a desert Gitmo
John Walker Lindh was the first American to face charges related to the War on Terror. Dozens have followed.
Kathy GilsinanJohn Walker Lindh joined the Taliban before September 11, and got 20 years supporting the group. He is now set to leave prison—as the US is talking peace with the Taliban and considered paying its travel expenses