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Trump’s Syria decision shakes up Middle East

Trump’s Syria decision shakes up Middle East

Gulfnews - 2019-01-03 17:20

Trump’s Syria decision shakes up Middle East - Gulfnews

Turkey: The one place Trump's bullying is actually working - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-01-14 02:07

Trump’s decision on Syria is ‘very clear’: Pompeo

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 11:05
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all American troops from Syria is “very clear”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday. He was speaking to reporters at the U.S. Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq. “We will complete the mission of ...

Turkey's Erdogan rebukes Trump's top security adviser over Kurds in Syria

Reuters - 2019-01-09 03:55
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan rebuked Washington's national security adviser on Tuesday for demanding that his country not attack Kurdish fighters in Syria, accusing him of complicating President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw U.S. troops. ...

Third Senior US Official Resigns over Syria's Pullout

BAS News - 2019-01-06 17:56
ERBIL - Rear Admiral Kein M. Sweeney, chief of US Secretary of Defense, has resigned from his post in the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial decision of withdrawing his country's troops from Syria. The official said in a statement that "the t ...

Trump aide: Syria withdrawal waiting on ‘conditions’

Seattle Times - 2019-01-06 13:04
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, said Sunday that the U.S. military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group, and on Turkey assuring the safety ...

Iraq Not on Pompeo’s Destination List in Middle East Tour

BAS News - 2019-01-05 10:46
ERBIL — US State Department announced on Friday that State Secretary Mike Pompeo will begin his Middle East trip next week where he will meet with several leaders to discuss regional affairs. However, according to an official statement by the State Depar ...

Trump's betrayal delivers Middle East's Kurds a brutal reality check

Rûdaw - 2019-01-02 20:08
Trump’s Syria exit strengthened moral, legal arguments for Kurdish assertiveness ...

How will Trump’s Syria decision affect fight against Islamic State? |

Vindy - 2019-01-01 22:30

Winston P. Nagan and Samantha R. Manausa: Trump's Syria decision is gift to Russia, Turkey - Opinion - Gainesville Sun - Gainesville, FL

Gainesville - 2019-01-01 08:59

Trump’s Syria policy, Israel, and Iran: understanding and challenging the narratives

Seth Frantzman - 2019-01-01 08:59
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN US President Donald Trump appeared to slow down his decision to withdraw from Syria after meetings on December 30. This came just ten days after he […] ...

PKK’s Karayilan: Trump’s decision didn’t surprise us

ANF - 2018-12-28 15:54
PKK Executive Committee Member Murat Karayilan said US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria wasn’t a surprise for them. ...

[David Ignatius] What Trump’s Syria decision means on front lines of fight against Islamic State group

Koreaherald - 2018-12-27 14:02

David Ignatius: Trump’s Syria decision betrays U.S. allies on front lines | The Spokesman-Review

Spokesman - 2018-12-27 12:21

What Trump’s Syria decision means on the Kurdish front lines | Opinion , Columnist | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2018-12-27 03:08

After Trump’s Syria Decision US-Led Coalition Continues Airstrikes, Says ISIS ‘Presents a Very Real Threat’

Cnsnews - 2018-12-26 17:54

Trump’s Syria decision and the Islamic State [Opinion] -

Houstonchronicle - 2018-12-26 15:35

US envoy to anti-IS coalition resigns after Trump's Syria decision | eNCA

ENCA - 2018-12-23 23:04