February 4, 2022

ITT Sound Off: US ‘Credibility’

Maria and Julio talk about the Biden administration’s response to a U.S. raid in Syria that led to the death of ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi. They also discuss the latest on immigration, Donald Trump’s interference in the 2020 presidential election results, and CNN president Jeff Zucker’s resignation.

ITT Staff Picks

  • “Despite these repeated tactical victories, from which U.S. presidents have extracted much political capital over the years, the underlying wars themselves have continued and even worsened,” writes Murtaza Hussain for The Intercept.

  • For The Nation, Joan Walsh writes about former president Trump’s plan to seize voting machines after the 2020 election, and just how serious the attempted coup was.

  • On Jeff Zucker, Margaret Sullivan writes that ultimately, his relationship with Donald Trump will define his legacy in this piece for The Washington Post.

Photo credit: Adam Schultz/The White House via AP