Is ISIS Back?

The American political leadership may not have been able to connect the dots on a withdrawal in Syria, but it’s really quite simple:  1) Americans step aside 2) Turks swarm across the border and attack Kurds 3) Kurds cut a deal with Assad and the Russians for protection 4) Assad gets his oil back, because it’s all in Kurdish-controlled territory in the northeast It renders sanctions rather null and void. It empowers Assad exponentially because if there’s one thing he’s desperate for its oil. It gives the last remaining…