Trump administration plans to pull US troops from Syria

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Open mouth, insert foot. Far from any type of military victory

Source: Stars and Stripes

The Trump administration has decided to pull all U.S. troops out of Syria, a defense official said on Wednesday.

The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss a decision that has not yet been announced, said the decision would include the entire force of more than 2,000 U.S. servicemembers. It was made on Tuesday, the official said.

President Donald Trump has long promised to conclude the campaign against the Islamic State and has questioned the value of costly and dangerous military missions overseas. He tweeted Wednesday “we have defeated ISIS in Syria.”

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