The New Yorker - 1 hour 43 min ago
Robin Wright interviews General Mazloum Kobani Abdi about the pullout of U.S. troops from Syria, its impact on the Kurdish forces, the ceasefire brokered by Mike Pence last week with Turkey, and the coming meeting between Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdo an.
Fox News - 2 hours 9 min ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who has been a vocal critic of President Trump's decision to move U.S. troops out of Syria, said on Sunday that he is now "increasingly optimistic that we can have some historic solutions" there.
Reuters - 5 hours 36 min ago
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who has been one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trump's decision to move U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria, said on Sunday he now believed "historic solutions" were possible.
Fox News - 6 hours 9 min ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday defended the White House's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria ahead of Turkey's invasion of the region as well as the four-day ceasefire between the Kurds and Turkey that he and Vice President Mike Pence negotiated late last week.
NPR - 6 hours 23 min ago
His visit to restart peace talks with the Taliban comes amid debate about the role of U.S. troops in the region after Trump quickly began withdrawing forces from northeastern Syria earlier this month.
CNBC - 7 hours 4 min ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Esper says that all U.S. troops leaving Syria are set go to western Iraq, the Associated Press reports.
CBS News - 7 hours 18 min ago
The abolitionist who rescued enslaved people via the Underground Railroad also led U.S. troops in a raid that freed hundreds during the Civil War...
Time - 7 hours 24 min ago
The U.S. currently has more than 5,000 American forces in Iraq...
NBC News - 7 hours 30 min ago
Trump tweeted that he was "bringing soldiers home" hours after his defense chief announced the troops departing northern Syria would go to Iraq.
UPI - 7 hours 33 min ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that U.S. troops withdrawing from Syria will end up in western Iraq to continue their fight against the Islamic State.
The Hill - 7 hours 49 min ago
Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.) on Sunday called out President Trump over the administration's decision to move U.S. troops from northern Syria to Iraq, saying that the move conflicts with Trump's repeated calls to bring forc...
Newsweek - 8 hours 45 min ago
General Mazlum Kobane told NBC that the pullout of U.S. troops and the agreement to a buffer zone could have catastrophic consequences for the Kurds.
NPR - 9 hours 33 min ago
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Indiana Rep. Jim Banks about the consequences of President Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria.
NPR - 9 hours 33 min ago
The pullback of U.S. troops in northern Syria has left the Kurds there vulnerable. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to the Wall Street Journal's Dion Nissenbaum about what he's seeing in the region.
Politico - 9 hours 35 min ago
Mark Esper's comments were the first to specifically lay out where American troops will go as they leave Syria.
The Hill - 10 hours 14 min ago
U.S. troops leaving Syria will be relocated to western Iraq, where they will continue to conduct operations to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday.Esper told reporter...
NBC News - 11 hours 37 min ago
U.S. forces have been pulling out of northern Syria amid growing chaos after Turkey invaded the region earlier this month.
Fox News - 12 hours 33 min ago
President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria could provide the ISIS terrorist group with the time and space to regrow its organization and extend its networks throughout the Middle East.
Fox News - 14 hours 20 min ago
All U.S. troops leaving Syria as part of the withdrawal plan recently announced by President Trump will be stationed in western Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday.
ABC News - 15 hours 37 min ago
Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under the current plan all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq, and that the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group to prevent a resurgence in that country...
Canoe News - 18 hours 17 min ago
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that all of the nearly 1,000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue the campaign against Islamic State militants and “to help defend Iraq.” On Thursday, Turkey agreed in talks with U.S. Vice President […]...
Reuters - 18 hours 52 min ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that all of the nearly 1,000 troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue the campaign against Islamic State militants and "to help defend Iraq."...