Syria

Trump statement on death of Al Baghdadi includes thanks to Russia, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and the Syrian Kurds.

I consider his statement to be a breakthrough. Consider me hopeful.

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2019/10/27/president-trump-announce...

President Trump Announces The Death of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi…
Posted on October 27, 2019 by sundance

Interesting article about unified Middle East opposition to Erdogan's assault on Syria

After admitting I was foolish to have believed Trump was right to call Erdogan's bluff on the invasion, I find myself still thinking there may have been a rationale for Trump's move, as horrific as it has turned out to be.

Simon Tisdall describes a possible positive outcome from the negative reactions to Erdogan on the part of countries involved in the crisis:

Trump's tweets on Syria withdrawal

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2019/10/07/president-trump-explains...

President Trump Explains Extracting the U.S. From Syria…
Posted on October 7, 2019 by sundance

In a series of tweets today, President Trump explains the U.S. position toward the current quagmire in Northern Syria:

Trump pulling troops out of Syria. But there's a catch

Remember when President Trump tried to pull U.S. troops out of our illegal war in Syria and everyone, from the Pentagon to television pundits, had a total freak-out?
Well, Trump still plans to pull out those troops, but this time the MIC isn't freaking out. There's a reason for that.

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