CBS News - 3 hours 46 min ago
The Turkish government on Thursday promised the U.S. that it would allow once American-allied Kurdish fighters to retreat out areas of northern Syria...
The Guardian - 4 hours 19 min ago
Chief of staff defends Doral G7 fiasco and own Ukraine remarks Nancy Pelosi visits Jordan to discuss Turkey Syria incursion Senior Trump administration officials were on Sunday scrambling to defend the president from escalating domestic and foreign policy scandals , ranging from impeachment proceedings in Washington to the US troop withdrawal in northern Syria. Related: 'Meltdown': Donald Trump's week of intense political peril Continue reading...
The Hill - 5 hours 7 min ago
White House officials took to the Sunday shows to defend a series of controversies that have dogged President Trump over the last week: the U.S. pullout from northern Syria, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney...
Fox News - 5 hours 47 min ago
Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., continued on Sunday his criticism of President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. military forces from northern Syria, saying the president is using troops as "paid mercenaries" and questioning the role Congress should play in decision making.
Sky News - 6 hours 11 min ago
Kurdish-backed fighters for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have withdrawn from the border town of Ras al Ain following a Turkish offensive in northern Syria to establish a "safe zone".
Fox News - 6 hours 50 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.
NBC News - 8 hours 11 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.
The Hill - 8 hours 30 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...
The Hill - 9 hours 10 min ago
The Turkish defense ministry said Sunday that a soldier had been killed in a skirmish with Kurdish forces in northern Syria days after the U.S. announced the two sides had reached a cease-fire, according to The Associated Press.In the statement...
NPR - 10 hours 14 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 - 10 hours 14 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.
NPR - 10 hours 14 min ago
Turkey's invasion of northern Syria following the U.S. abandonment of their Kurdish allies there has put the spotlight on an ethnic group that has long sought autonomy.
NBC News - 12 hours 18 min ago
U.S. forces have been pulling out of northern Syria amid growing chaos after Turkey invaded the region earlier this month.
Vox - 13 hours 9 min ago
A Syrian girl reacts to her wounds on October 20, 2019, in the Syrian border town of Tal Abyad which was seized by Turkish-backed forces last week. | Bakr Alkasem/AFP via Getty Images "Turkey does not appear to be mitigating the humanitarian impact of its invasion and occupation of some parts of northeast Syria," one part reads. President Donald Trump has continuously championed his decision with withdraw US troops from northern Syria, calling the subsequent Turkish invasion of the area...
Canoe News - 18 hours 58 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 - 19 hours 33 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."...
Daily News - 21 hours 4 min ago
As if betraying the Kurds once wasn't enough, Donald Trump went back for more, dispatching Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to craft a sham ceasefire between invading Turkey and besieged Kurds in northern Syria. It was a face-saving measure cobbled together in the face...
The Raw Story - 23 hours 43 min ago
President Donald Trump’s presidency is in peril as Republican lawmakers condemn the administration for green-lighting Turkey’s ethnic cleansing of Kurds in northern Syria. “President Trump this week set fire to the emoluments clause by announcing his own resort would host the G-7 summit. His Chief of Staff, Mick Mulvaney, set fire to his boss's innocence […]...