Noting 45 acting opposite from what e says is not interesting, but there is a line near the end that stuck out to me:
Trump’s change of opinion may be spurred by counsel from his National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. Bloomberg’s Eli Lake reports that McMaster has been the voice inside the administration in favor of escalation.
There is a link to the Bloomberg article given more context:
My rep has a decent record against warmongers, but we ought to be calling them out where we see them.