Syria Pull-Out? There’s No Indication That Trump’s Words Translated Into Actions – Security Analyst

U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy R. Koster

On October 6, the White House issued a statement saying that as the Turks are pushing ahead with their military operation, the US forces, having defeated Daesh (ISIS/ISIL)* in the region, “will no longer be in the immediate area“.

The statement further clarified that Turkey “will now be responsible for all ISIS fighters in the area captured over the past two years” by US and allied forces.

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