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Donald Trump's 'Impulsive' Syria Withdrawal Is A Mess, But There's Little More U.S. Can Do There, Experts Say

Donald Trump's 'Impulsive' Syria Withdrawal Is A Mess, But There's Little More U.S. Can Do There, Experts Say

Newsweek - 2019-01-18 23:41

Donald Trump\'s \'Impulsive\' Syria Withdrawal Is A Mess, But There\'s Little More U.S. Can Do There, Experts Say - Newsweek

House Speaker blocks Trump’s State of Union address

Waar Media - 2019-01-24 09:30
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday blocked U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address, firing back at his promise to continue with the speech. Pelosi said the House “will not consider a concurrent resolution authoriz ...

Washington’s encouragement of warlordism in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-01-23 23:59
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute In recent weeks, a parade of American officials visited Iraq, ostensibly to meet with the Iraqi leadership and to discuss U.S. policy toward Iran and the U.S. withdrawal from Syria. President Donald Trump’s v ...

Dem senator says Trump's Syria withdrawal is leading Kurds 'to a slaughter' | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-23 19:53

The Hill: Senator says Trump's Syria withdrawal is leading Kurds 'to a slaughter' | KyivPost

Kyivpost - 2019-01-23 19:51

Trump’s Syria withdrawal is a chance for peace | Jordan Times

Jordantimes - 2019-01-22 07:05

Turkey’s Erdogan says Kurdish PKK rebels will not shelter in Syrian safe zone

E-Kurd - 2019-01-21 22:58
ANKARA,— Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan made clear on Monday that Turkey would not allow a “safe zone” that it is considering setting up in northern Syria to become a base for Kurdish separatists. Last week, following U.S. President Donald Trump’s deci ...

Trump û Erdogan bi telefonê behsa rewşa Sûriyê kirin

BAS News - 2019-01-21 07:55
BasNews - Serokê Amerîkayê Donald Trump û Serokê Tirkiyê Recep Tayyip Erdogan bi telefonê behda rewşa Sûriyê û çend mijarên din kirin. Li gor medyayên Tirkiyê, duh êvarê serokê wî welatî Recep Tayyip Erdogan bi telefonê ligel serokê Amerîka Donald Trump ...

Graham: chaos if US withdrawal from Syria unplanned

Waar Media - 2019-01-19 15:02
A US withdrawal from Syria that has not been thought through would lead to “chaos,” US Senator Lindsey Graham warned Saturday, urging President Donald Trump not to get out without a plan. Speaking to reporters in the Turkish capital Ankara a day after me ...

Islamic State claims Syria’s Manbij attack targeting U.S. troops

E-Kurd - 2019-01-16 17:18
MANBIJ,— Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on American soldiers and their Kurdish allies in Syria, potentially complicating President Donald Trump’s plans to pull U.S. troops out of the country citing a victory against the jihadist group ...

Trump, Erdogan Discuss Syria by Phone

BAS News - 2019-01-14 20:19
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call on Monday evening to discuss the latest developments on their policies in Syria. Earlier on Sunday, Trump warned Turkey not to attack the Syrian Kurdish ...

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. ...

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 ...

Iraqi Lawmaker Advocates Summoning Barham Salih to Parliament over Trump’s Visit

BAS News - 2018-12-29 13:14
ERBIL — A Shi’ite lawmaker is calling for an extraordinary session at the parliament to summon Iraqi President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi over Donald Trump’s unannounced visit to Iraq earlier this week. Trump paid a surprise visit t ...

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. ...

US Envoy for Anti-IS Coalition Resigns over Syria Withdrawal

BAS News - 2018-12-22 18:34
ERBIL - The special US presidential envoy to the anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition, Brett McGurk, resigned on Saturday over President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing his country's forces from Syria. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump said he believes tha ...

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 ...

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 ...