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US To Maintain Military Presence In Syria After Withdrawal – OpEd

Eurasia Review Saturday, 12 January 2019
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered contradictory messages in a speech in Cairo on Thursday, January 18. On the one hand, he said Washington will withdraw American troops from Syria in line with Donald Trump’s momentous announcement on December 19, and on the other, he emphasized the US will continue fighting the...
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News video: US military begins removing equipment from Syria, signaling withdrawal

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The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria in recent days, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by President Donald Trump, according to an administration official with direct knowledge of the operation

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