Why Trump's Syria withdrawal is the right move

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Author(s) Christian Whiton
Source Fox News
Date December 20, 2018
URL https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/trumps-syria-withdrawal-is-the-right-move
Quotes-start.png Yes, it is lamentable that Assad is in cahoots with Iran and Russia. Certainly, President Trump was right to strike Syria with two major cruise missile attacks after the regime used chemical weapons. However, replacing Assad would require a major Iraq-style war and inflict deep suffering on a people who have already been devastated by eight years of bloody conflict. Furthermore, anti-Assad forces have proved incapable of achieving lasting military victory and some are worse than Assad, including Al Qaeda elements. Quotes-end.png

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