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Trump and Syria: The Myth of Betrayal

Posted on AllSides October 23rd, 2019
From The Right
Syria, US military
OPINION

Conveniently forgotten is that Mr. Trump made his position on withdrawal clear almost two years ago.

“Trump has betrayed the Syrian Kurds” — so goes a popular refrain regarding the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the areas of northeast Syria held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The events that have followed — namely, a Turkish invasion of parts of SDF territory along the border and the deployment of Syrian government forces in some SDF areas — have been characterized as a strategic disaster for American interests, with some...

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