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Trump says US troops ‘largely out’ of Syria region

Credit: Seattle Times- Published on October 16, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says U.S. troops are “largely out” of a region of Syria where Turkish forces are attacking Kurdish fighters. Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters allied with the U.S. after Trump pulled troops from the region this month. As he met Wednesday with Italy’s...
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Published on October 16, 2019 -  00:47
Trump Rages Against 'Overrated' Former Defense Secretary Mattis
President Donald Trump belittled former defense secretary Jim Mattis during a chaotic meeting on Syria. According to Business Insider, Trump characterized Mattis on Wednesday as the "world's most overrated general." Trump alleged Mattis was not "tough enough," and reportedly also claimed he had "captured" ISIS. Trump ordered US troops to stand down as Turkey launched a military offensive in northeast Syria on October 6.

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