When The Donald was elected president I recall thinking the political machine (red and blue) would do all in their power to co-opt him and if he could not be co-opted would try to destroy him. The destroy attempt came first. Witness the ridiculous claims that Russia interfered/hacked/manipulated the election and/or his campaign was colluding with this Russian interference. When this spin started to lose traction due to a total lack of believable evidence the co-opt phase began. Maybe it's all the generals on his staff but something or someone turned him to do something he campaigned against.
I guess the Washington insiders and their sycophantic media lapdogs aren't tired of endless war. Or maybe The Donald saw this as a way to get them off his back. But whatever the reason that's spun out to the sheeple, it hasn't got a damn thing to do with national security or protecting children. How many children have been killed by U.S drones?