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Pentagon chief: US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

Pentagon chief: US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

Even as American forces make a hasty and chaotic withdrawal from northeastern Syria, the U.S. is considering leaving some troops behind to secure oil fields in the region and make ...

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Trump: US never promised to stay in Syria for 400 years to Protect Kurds

Trump: US never promised to stay in Syria for 400 years to Protect Kurds

Earlier, POTUS faced backlash domestically over his decision to pull troops out from northern Syria, with some politicians arguing that Trump had “betrayed” the US’ Kurdish allies, who previously helped ...

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Pompeo: Trump fully prepared for military action against Turkey

Pompeo: Trump fully prepared for military action against Turkey

US President Donald Trump is “fully prepared” to use military force against Turkey if “needed,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared, qualifying the statement by insisting Washington prefers to ...

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Trump: some US troops to stay in Syria

Trump: some US troops to stay in Syria

US President Donald Trump says some American troops will stay on in Syria despite his call for them to be pulled out. He said a small number would protect oil ...

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Amash rips Trump over move to send troops from Syria to Iraq

Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.) on Sunday called out President Trump over the administration’s decision to move U.S. troops from northern Syria to Iraq, saying it conflicts with Trump’s repeated calls ...

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Fact Check: Trump exaggerates scope of cease-fire deal

As President Donald Trump describes it, the U.S. swooped into an intractable situation in the Middle East, achieved an agreement within hours that had eluded the world for years and ...

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Lindsey Graham says he is seeking to make Trump successful but not at all costs

Lindsey Graham says he is seeking to make Trump successful but not at all costs

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says he chose to be “reflective” after losing to President Trump in the 2016 Republican primary race. The longtime Senator appears in a promo video for ...

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Erdogan: Trump’s letter was not in line with diplomatic and political courtesy

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Donald Trump’s recent letter to him broke with “diplomatic and political courtesy.” The letter “was not in line with diplomatic and political ...

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Trump’s disastrous retreat from Syria raises new questions about his financial interests in Turkey

President Donald Trump’s retreat from northeastern Syria has proven disastrous for the US’s Kurdish allies in the region and shaken global faith in the US’s credibility. The decision has opened the door ...

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Trump addresses Rice: Susan, you were a disaster

President Trump exchanged barbs with former Obama administration national security adviser Susan Rice over Syria after she sharply criticized his policy on Friday night. “It’s going nowhere good,” Rice said ...

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