|Donald Trump must owe Putin's buddies. Otherwise, he's beyond obtuse.|
Vladimir Putin is clearly an ally of Bashir al-Assad. And now he's using Iranian bases to continue and intensify air attacks on Syrian rebels.
And yet Donald Trump spoke in his "foreign-policy" speech about working together with Putin on fighting terrorism. What gives? Hard to know. We do know he continues to lie his way through this campaign, and WaPo Fact-Checker continues to call him out. Here's their evaluation of Trump's foreign-policy pronouncements.
The "pivot" continues to underwhelm.