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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Dec 2018 11:14 a.m. PST

…. near Iraq.

"A man gestures at U.S military vehicles driving in the town of Darbasiya next to the Turkish border. April 28, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Colonel Muhanad al Talaa, leader of Maghawir al-Thawra whose several hundred fighters work alongside U.S. troops at the Tanf camp, said although they were notified of Washington's decision, the situation on the ground remained as it was.

"American troops plan to withdraw completely form Syria but I don't have details and things are as they are up until this moment," Talaa told Reuters from the base.

The garrison is located in a strategic area near Syria's Tanf border crossing with Iraq at the crossroad of a main Baghdad-Damascus highway, Tehran's main arms supply route by land to Syria and Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah militia…."
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vicmagpa125 Dec 2018 7:53 p.m. PST

this is when a president needs to serve in military. Never announce any withdraw plans.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Dec 2018 11:00 a.m. PST

(smile)


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USAFpilot26 Dec 2018 7:19 p.m. PST

"War is the continuation of politics by other means."

The President's detractors in the press accuse him of telling thousands of lies. So just think of his announcement of the early pull out of troops as another one of his lies. Maybe it is and maybe not; does anyone really know. Anyway, considering that ISIS has lost 99% of their territory on his watch; I'd say he has done pretty good at letting the military do its job unhindered by idiotic rules of engagement.

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