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US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible | Federal News NetworkFederalnewsnetwork - 2020-05-26 12:46
Trump, Democrats Clash After House Passes Resolution Opposing U.S. Withdrawal in Syria - WSJWSJ - 2020-05-25 02:51
Republicans denounce Trump over troop withdrawal from SyriaPresstories - 2020-05-20 17:29
Iran Refutes Reports of Syria Withdrawal, Wants to Partner with Iraq to Expel U.S. from Middle EastNewsweek - 2020-05-20 01:40
America's 'deep state' and Israel won't allow Trump's troop withdrawal from Syria – Middle East Monitor | The Union JournalTheunionjournal - 2020-05-15 16:22
Trump’s Syria move and withdrawal of US Army allowed Islamic State to regroup: Report - world news - Hindustan TimesHindustantimes - 2020-05-05 17:16
Hundreds of additional Russian troops arrive in Syria to oversee Kurdish withdrawal - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2020-05-01 15:04
Commentary: Trump’s withdrawal from Syria didn’t just abandon the Kurds to Turkey. It also shook the ground under NATO. - Chicago TribuneChicagotribune - 2020-04-28 02:06
“Meltdown”: Trump Defends Syria Withdrawal as House Votes 354 to 60 to Condemn His Actions | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2020-04-21 22:42
Trump envoys try to contain the damage from his Syria withdrawal - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2020-03-29 23:09
US Withdrawal From Syria Concerns Minorities | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2020-03-27 13:13
Protests against the occupation of Afrin in RojavaANF - 2020-03-18 21:05
There have been protests in numerous places in northern and eastern Syria against the occupation of Afrin by Turkey two years ago. The autonomous administration has again declared that peace in Syria is not possible without Turkey's withdrawal. ...
Trump's Syria envoy says he wasn't consulted on troop withdrawal | TheHillThehill - 2020-03-14 13:50
US troop withdrawal from Syria could put region on path to stability and peace | TheHillThehill - 2020-03-14 13:50
US withdrawal from Syria is bad for the Kurds and good for IsisLowellsun - 2020-03-10 15:54
Rep. Ro Khanna: We Need a Responsible Withdrawal from Syria, Not One Oblivious to Human Life | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2020-03-08 09:01
SAS may be forced out of Syria after Trump announces US withdrawal - Daily StarDailystar - 2020-03-07 18:04
After withdrawal, Donald Trump shifts focus to Syria’s oil fieldsTampabay - 2020-03-05 12:14
What does US military withdrawal from Syria mean for ISIS? | Press PlayKCRW - 2020-02-22 01:30
Republican critic of US President Donald Trump's Syria troop withdrawal says plan could actually work - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)ABC - 2020-02-16 12:01
Mitch McConnell Calls Syria Withdrawal ‘Grave Strategic Mistake’Yahoo - 2020-02-12 15:55
The Intelligence Fallout From Trump’s Withdrawal in Syria - Defense OneDefenseone - 2020-02-10 08:00
HDP’s Kubilay: Turkey must withdraw unconditionally from SyriaANF - 2020-02-08 15:41
HDP spokesperson Günay Kubilay has called for an unconditional withdrawal of Turkey from Syria. He said Erdoğan must respect the Syrian peoples’ right to self-determination and explain what Turkish soldiers are dying for in Idlib. ...
Proposed Withdrawal of US Troops in Syria | Common Dreams ViewsCommondreams - 2020-02-06 16:27
Trump confirms near-total Syria withdrawal while warning of costs for Turkey - AxiosAxios - 2020-02-05 20:50
Trump orders withdrawal of remaining troops from northern SyriaWTVR - 2020-02-05 12:07
Turkey Launches Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria After Trump Calls for US Troop Withdrawal – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthNbcdfw - 2020-01-27 08:16
What Was the Point of the Syria ‘Withdrawal’? - The AtlanticTheatlantic - 2020-01-25 23:44
Senators push Pentagon on Syria strategy after withdrawal uproar, Soleimani strike | TheHillThehill - 2020-01-24 17:48
Five unintended consequences of Trump's Syria withdrawal | TheHillThehill - 2020-01-22 17:09
How the Withdrawal of US Troops in Syria Impacted Regional Politics and Security - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2020-01-21 15:40
Romney questions American envoy’s defense of troop withdrawal in Syria by Trump administration - Deseret NewsDeseret - 2020-01-20 15:28
The message for Israel after the US withdrawal from Syria - The Jerusalem PostJpost - 2020-01-16 03:24
U.S.-SDF Alliance Rings HollowE-Kurd - 2019-12-28 17:04
Ali Zeid | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Despite loud claims about withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria, a month after the start of Turkish “Peace Spring” military operation the US President Donald Trump acknowledged that the US military came east ...
Syria demands withdrawal of all American, Turkish forcesWCPO - 2019-12-22 06:07
Danish MP: Turkish troops must withdraw from SyriaANF - 2019-12-19 13:30
A delegation of the Red-Green Alliance from Denmark is currently in Rojava. Søren Søndergaard demands the immediate withdrawal of Turkish troops from Syria. ...
Lindsey Graham warns of ‘Iraq on steroids’ if Trump doesn’t delay Syria withdrawal | Denton DailyDentondaily - 2019-12-17 04:01
Many of Trump’s advisers tried to derail Syria withdrawal | Denton DailyDentondaily - 2019-12-17 01:23
‘I never said fast or slow’: Trump has vague timeline for ‘sand and death’ Syria withdrawal | Denton DailyDentondaily - 2019-12-16 19:53
Erdogan says that withdrawal of Kurdish forces from buffer zone in Syria not completeTASS - 2019-12-16 08:06
Turkey considers Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) to be a terrorist organization ...
Syria conflict: Macron criticises Trump‘s withdrawal decision | Denton DailyDentondaily - 2019-12-16 00:32
Turkey Launches Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria After Trump Calls for US Troop Withdrawal – NBC ConnecticutNbcconnecticut - 2019-12-14 14:49
A Month After U.S. Withdrawal, What is the State of Play in Syria? | Small Wars JournalSmallwarsjournal - 2019-12-10 22:04
House of Representatives condemns Trump’s withdrawal of American forces from Syria | WFTVWFTV - 2019-12-07 03:08
US Concludes Withdrawal of Troops from NE Syria: Pentagon ChiefBAS News - 2019-12-05 15:13
ERBIL — The United States’ army has completed the pullback from northeastern Syria while keeping about 600 troops on the ground but elsewhere in the country, said Defense Secretary Mark Esper. “It will be relatively static around that number. But if we s ...
Pentagon chief says troop withdrawal from northeast Syria is complete | TheHillThehill - 2019-12-05 14:39
AP FACT CHECK: Trump muddles facts on US Syria withdrawal - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-12-04 16:06
Trump’s Syria withdrawal was an ‘intelligence and propaganda gift to Russia’: report – Raw StoryRawstory - 2019-12-03 07:20
U.S. Troop Withdrawal Upends Syria Policy, Leaving a Search for Solutions - WSJWSJ - 2019-12-01 06:27
McConnell rips Syria withdrawal as 'a strategic nightmare' | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-11-29 19:01
McConnell introduces bill opposing US withdrawal from SyriaMercurynews - 2019-11-28 09:51
Pentagon calls Russia as US announces Syria withdrawal | Daily Stock DishDailystockdish - 2019-11-27 20:27
Lindsey Graham warns of ‘Iraq on steroids’ if Trump doesn’t delay Syria withdrawal | Stock Daily DishStockdailydish - 2019-11-25 06:29
Many of Trump’s advisers tried to derail Syria withdrawal | Stock Daily DishStockdailydish - 2019-11-24 08:53
McConnell introduces resolution opposing US withdrawal from Syria - WISCChannel3000 - 2019-11-23 16:47
US withdrawal from Syria leaves Kurds backed into a corner | Stock Daily DishStockdailydish - 2019-11-23 11:59
US withdrawal enabling Islamic State to regroup in Syria, Pentagon saysIrishtimes - 2019-11-22 02:11
Pentagon: Turkish attacks on NE Syria benefit ISISANF - 2019-11-20 10:28
According to a Pentagon report, ISIS has benefited from the Turkish state invasion of Rojava and the withdrawal of US forces. ...
Pentagon watchdog: US withdrawal in Syria damaged Kurdish partnership, hurt ISIS fight | TheHillThehill - 2019-11-19 18:13
After the Syria withdrawal, it’s time the US rethinks the use of proxy forces - Atlantic CouncilAtlanticcouncil - 2019-11-19 02:22
Pompeo Scrambles to Reassure Israel Over Syria Withdrawal - WSJWSJ - 2019-11-16 23:05
Scenes of turmoil: Kurds protest Turkey's incursion into Syria, lament U.S. withdrawal - The San Diego Union-TribuneSandiegouniontribune - 2019-11-16 23:05
US soldier wears YPJ patch during Syria withdrawal - Business Insider DeutschlandBusinessinsider - 2019-11-16 20:29
The Kurds Gave Syria Hope: Measuring the Cost of the U.S. Withdrawal | National ReviewNationalreview - 2019-11-16 14:08
What The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Looks Like From The Ground | Public Radio EastPublicradioeast - 2019-11-14 20:50
Pullback from Syrian’s Kobani Takes “Another Week or So”: USBAS News - 2019-11-14 10:04
ERBIL — The withdrawal of the US troops from the Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria should take “another week or so” to complete, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday. The Pentagon chief said that nearly 600 US troops will stay in Syria a ...
Rand Paul just blocked a vote to condemn President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of troops in Syria - VoxVOX - 2019-11-14 02:13
Trump sanctions Turkey, announces imminent US withdrawal from northern Syria | KMEGSiouxlandnews - 2019-11-13 22:56
Op-Ed: Dictators aren’t built in a dayThe Kurdish Project - 2019-11-13 15:24
This article was originally posted in The Brussels Times on October 31, 2019. The last few weeks have witnessed a catastrophic geopolitical development in Rojava, Northeast Syria. On October 6, US President Donald Trump announced the immediate withdrawal ...
After U.S. troop withdrawal, Turkey begins offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria - Chicago Sun-TimesSuntimes - 2019-11-13 13:28
JFK chairman Thomas S. Kaplan interviewed with Rudaw: US withdrawal a ‘voluntary betrayal’Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-12 23:15
https://www.rudaw.net/english/interview/10112019?utm_source=KwikPlayer&utm_medium=KwikShare&utm_campaign=KwikMotion More than a month after the start of Turkey’s invasion of northeast Syria which critics blame President Trump for ‘green lighting’, backlas ...
US troops in ‘deliberate withdrawal’ from Syria bases as fight against ISIS continues American forces leave several bases amid shaky truce between Turkish military and Kurds November 12, 2019The National AE - 2019-11-12 06:11
US Diplomat: Abrupt Syria Withdrawal Fueled ‘Catastrophic Sideshow’ - Task & PurposeTaskandpurpose - 2019-11-10 23:56
US military ‘will be tested’ after Syria withdrawal, key lawmaker warnsMilitarytimes - 2019-11-10 00:11
Ongoing impact for Kurds after U.S. withdraws from SyriaCBS News - 2019-11-09 15:47
The United States has strongly condemned recent Syrian and Russian airstrikes that killed civilians in Northwest Syria. Syrian and Russian forces have moved into the north of the country, following the partial withdrawal there by the U.S. last month and t ...
Ryan McCarthy, Army secretary, warns troops bashing Trump Syria withdrawal - Washington TimesWashingtontimes - 2019-11-08 21:39
Trump sanctions Turkey, announces imminent US withdrawal from northern Syria | WPDEWPDE - 2019-11-08 17:46
The US withdrawal from Syria has once again dashed Kurdish hopes for an independent KurdistanScroll - 2019-11-08 17:26
Senior US envoy slams Syria withdrawal | Western AdvocateWesternadvocate - 2019-11-08 13:01
Senior US envoy in Syria highly critical of troop withdrawal Envoy concerned withdrawal permanently damaged Kurds’ trust November 8, 2019The National AE - 2019-11-08 06:43
Senior US envoy in Syria highly critical of American troop withdrawalMilitarytimes - 2019-11-08 02:49
Kurds Align With Syria After U.S. Withdrawal | WCAICapeandislands - 2019-11-07 13:45
Nowegian Red Party youth branch protested Turkey aggressionANF - 2019-11-07 08:24
The Norwegian Red Party's youth organization Central Executive Board condemned the Turkish state invasion of northern Syria and demanded the immediate withdrawal of troops. ...
What The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Looks Like From The Ground | KSMU RadioKSMU - 2019-11-05 15:17
Syria: Joe Biden criticizes Donald Trump's troop withdrawal, abandoning KurdsUsatoday - 2019-11-05 06:14
Proxy War Deepens in Syria After US Troop Withdrawal, Peace Remains ElusiveTheepochtimes - 2019-11-04 23:58
Syria withdrawal, Baghdadi and a momentous October: Seth J. Frantzman looks at the Middle EastSeth Frantzman - 2019-11-04 23:21
The month of October were momentous for the Middle East, with the US withdrawal from Syria, Turkey’s invasion and protests in Iraq. Rising Israel-Iran tensions are also on the map. […] ...
The Guardian: Trump’s Syria withdrawal is « a nightmare and completely predictable »Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-04 22:09
The French philosopher condemns Trump for withdrawing troops: ‘I don’t know which of his justifications is more stupid’. As Congress joined the widespread condemnation of Donald Trump’s withdrawal of US forces from northern Syria and exposed the Kurds liv ...
How the US State Department and officials reacted to the Syria withdrawal: October 6-November 3, 2019Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-04 07:39
What did US know about Turkey’s Syria invasion plans? By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Almost a month after the momentous phone call that led US President Donald Trump to decide to […] ...
What The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Looks Like From The Ground | KSUT Public RadioKSUT - 2019-11-04 02:50
Mitch McConnell slams Trump administration for Syria withdrawal - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-11-03 23:06
What The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Looks Like From The Ground | WPRLWPRL - 2019-11-03 15:57
Scenes of turmoil: Kurds protest Turkey's incursion into Syria, lament U.S. withdrawal - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-11-02 23:04
Russia says Kurds completed withdrawal from Turkey-Syria border - Syria - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-11-01 20:02
What The U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Looks Like From The Ground | WUNCWUNC - 2019-11-01 12:30
US military returns to Syria to protect oil fields; Kurdish leader accuses Turkey of 'continuing its war'FOX News - 2019-11-01 10:27
U.S. military forces have returned to eastern Syria, weeks after President Trump ordered the complete withdrawal of American troops from the area. ...