Trump Orders Full Retreat Of 1,000 US Troops In Northern Syria As Turkey Plans Wider Invasion, Esper Tells CBS

"I spoke to the president last night... and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria", Mark Esper told CBS on Sunday, marking a stunning new development in Donald Trump's Syria strategy. The US will now pull around 1,000 troops from positions near the Turkish border after learning that the Turks are planning a larger operation than originally expected. Esper, who spoke to CBS's Face The Nation, attempted to defend the decision, citing the possibility that

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3 thoughts on “Trump Orders Full Retreat Of 1,000 US Troops In Northern Syria As Turkey Plans Wider Invasion, Esper Tells CBS

  1. The only good thing to result from Trump’s treachery to the Kurds – and it’s not much compared to what he has done to them – is that his decision should definiatively terminate any considereation whatsoever of him being awarded his much craved Nobel Peace Prize…… And that makes one more thing on which he will never come close to matching POTUS 44

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