Trump Should Work With Putin to Develop a New Framework for Syria

We still know precious little about what U.S. President Donald Trump discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit last week in Helsinki.

On one key agenda item, Syria, Trump said, “Cooperation between our two countries has the potential to save hundreds of thousands of lives.” He added that the United States would “not allow Iran to benefit from our successful campaign” against the Islamic State and that Russia and the United States would “work jointly” to ensure the safety of Israel.

This article was originally published in Foreign Policy.