Last week, the Trump administration followed through on its threats to suspend military aid to Pakistan, threatening the viability of America’s strategy in neighboring Afghanistan. The U.S.-Pakistan partnership was always deeply troubled. Could cutting off aid free the U.S. from its dependence on Pakistan?
The Trump administration’s decision to end immigration protections for some 250,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S. will have a crushing impact on people who have called America their home for more than a decade. The reverberations will also have a devastating effect on El Salvador at a steep cost to the U.S.