Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Announcement Draws GOP Condemnation

President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria drew quick criticism from some of his closest allies in Congress.

  • Published 7 October 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria drew quick criticism Monday from some of his closest allies in Congress as well as Kurdish fighters who would essentially be abandoned to face a likely Turkish assault after fighting alongside American forces against the Islamic State. The announcement threw the military situation in Syria into fresh chaos and injected deeper uncertainty into U.S. relations with European allies. Republican… Read at AP News