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Enduring defeat: making sense of Trump’s Syria pull-out | Foreign Brief

Enduring defeat: making sense of Trump’s Syria pull-out | Foreign Brief

Foreignbrief - 2019-01-11 18:59

Enduring defeat: making sense of Trump’s Syria pull-out | Foreign Brief - Foreignbrief

Kurds fear their fate as Turkey says Trump reaffirmed U.S. Syria withdrawal

CBS News - 2019-01-15 16:34
The pullout of U.S. troops from Syria has American allies bracing for more conflict. President Trump spoke to Turkey's president on the phone Monday and warned him not to mistreat members of the Kurdish Community who are fighting ISIS alongside the U.S. T ...

U.S. Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Syrian government to talk, Russia says

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 18:02
MOSCOW,— Russia said on Friday it was important for Syrian Kurds and the Syrian government to start talking to each other in light of U.S. plans to withdraw its forces from Syria. Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, t ...

Turkey says military operation in Syria not dependent on U.S. pull-out

Reuters - 2019-01-10 11:16
A military operation against the Kurdish YPG militia, which Turkey has pledged to carry out in northern Syria, is not dependent on a U.S. pull-out from the region, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. ...

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. ...

Erdogan: Trump adviser's Syria comments are a 'serious mistake'

CNN - 2019-01-08 16:57
US National Security Advisor John Bolton made "a serious mistake" telling reporters that the United States would only pull out of Syria if Turkey pledged not to attack its Kurdish allies there, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday. ...

Turkey should not attack Kurds after U.S. Syria pull-out - U.S. national security adviser | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-01-06 22:58

Turkey should not attack Kurds after U.S. Syria pull-out: U.S. national security adviser | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-01-06 14:50

Trump aide: Syria withdrawal waiting on 'conditions'

FOX News - 2019-01-06 13:35
President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, says the U.S. military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group, and Turkey assuring the safety of Kurdish fighters allied with ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Silver Lining of Trump’s Syria Withdrawal - WhoWhatWhy

Whowhatwhy - 2018-12-28 08:17

Russia questions the when, why, and how of Trump’s Syria exit

Rûdaw - 2018-12-26 21:05
Turkish officials will visit Moscow on Saturday ...

IDF chief: Let’s not make too much of Trump’s Syria withdrawal

Noqreport - 2018-12-23 15:37

Trump's Decision on Withdrawal from Syria Made During Phone Call with Erdogan

BAS News - 2018-12-21 21:52
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing his country's forces from Syria was made during a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to The Associated Press. Trump did not consult his top national security ...

Trump’s Syrian pull-out decision puts Turkey on the spot | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-21 21:25

Putin Welcomes Trump's Decision of Withdrawing Forces from Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-20 17:42
ERBIL - Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed the US President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing the US forces from Syria, considering it "the right decision." Trump said in a surprising statement on Wednesday that he would pull all his coun ...