In withdrawing from Syria, Trump makes a major error

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Author(s) Hugh Hewitt
Source The Washington Post
Date December 20, 2018
Quotes-start.png As much as it would pain veterans of the Obama administration to admit, it was Trump who changed the rules of engagement in the battle with the Islamic State. It was Trump who oversaw their rout and retreat. But the Islamic State is not defeated. And even if the Islamic State stays on its collective heels, those who would replace them — Iran, Bashar al-Assad’s regime and Russia — are greater threats to Americans in Iraq and to our ally Israel. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position United States is right to withdraw its troops on the topic Syrian civil war.