Our Foreign Affairs in Syria, Korea and Afghanistan

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A man passes a TV showing an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he boasts of the success of a powerful new midrange ballistic missile test. June 23, 2016

Fred Kaplan, Slate's “war stories” columnist and the author of Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War (Simon & Schuster, 2016), discusses President Trump's approach to Syrian Kurds (very different from Turkey's Erdogan) and North Korea (very different from South Korea's new, less hawkish president), plus the potential troop build-up in Afghanistan.