“If we are to protect America’s interests and those of its Middle Eastern allies, we can’t cede the region to Iranian proxies”

Why Leaving Syria Early Would Be a Disaster
by Matthew RJ Brodsky
April 4, 2018

The Trump administration’s confused messaging on Syria reflects a confused policy, in which strategy and objectives are not aligned to achieve an outcome that serves America’s best interest. During a speech in Ohio last week, President Trump indicated that, having nearly reached the goal of destroying ISIS, he would be pulling out the 2,000 or so U.S. troops from Syria in the near future. “Let the other people take care of it now,” he declared. “Very soon, very soon, we’re coming out.” Other reports indicate that he’s been contemplating such a move with top aides since mid-February. READ MORE

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