The latest strategy put forth by the Obama administration to combat the Islamic State jihadists not only changes weekly, but fails to address U.S. strategic core objectives in the Middle East. Most dubious is its reliance on so-called "moderate rebels" to provide a ground component to a U.S. air campaign.
Alejandro Bedoya scored in the 39th minute, and a youthful U.S. soccer team started the four-year cycle of preparation for the 2018 World Cup.
Manager Matt Williams has declined to reveal his NLDS Game 1 starter. But Stephen Strasburg, who stretched his scoreless innings streak to 20 on Saturday, has certainly made a strong case.