“The collaboration—which deepened over three phases—is an epic with twists, tragedies, and, ultimately, betrayal at an enormous cost to America’s allies in Syria. Eleven thousand Kurdish fighters have died since 2014. The Americans have lost eight.” In The New Yorker, Robin Wright takes an interesting look at what most experts view as one of the more successful modern American military partnerships. It routed ISIS and sealed the Caliphate. So why is American abandoning its partner? How America Betrayed the General Who Defeated ISIS.

+ “By a 247-175 vote, Congress for the first time invoked the decades-old War Powers Resolution to try and stop a foreign conflict.” Like the Senate before them, the House votes to end support for Yemen war.