Reports on Trump Preparing to Pull Back from Syria

Headline Roundup March 31st, 2018

On Friday, there were reports that President Donald Trump was telling advisers that he wants to bring US fighters in Syria back home. It was also reported that the president is freezing funds for recovery efforts in the country, signalling pullback.

Reports on Trump Preparing to Pull Back from Syria

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OPINION

Preparing to withdraw U.S. ground forces from Syria, President Trump should pay attention to what happened after former President Barack Obama's hasty 2011 withdrawal from Iraq. Because Obama's withdrawal led to the increasing influence of Iran over Iraqi politics and thus invited Shia sectarian policies targeting Sunnis. In turn, these policies helped foster the rise of ISIS and led to Obama being forced to return forces to Iraq.

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