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In just one week, Trump's Syria retreat has caused the nightmare scenario everyone warned him about

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump was warned that if he withdrew US troops from northern Syria it could have catastrophic consequences.
Less than a week after Turkey invaded, the nightmare scenario Trump was warned about has become a reality.
ISIS is already regrouping, US credibility has been badly damaged on the global stage, and Russia is the biggest winner of all.
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Almost as soon as the Trump administration abruptly announced it was withdrawing US troops from northeast Syria, alarms were raised across Washington.
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Turkey's president pulled one over on Trump - and some of the US's most dangerous adversaries are the big winners

Turkey's president pulled one over on Trump - and some of the US's most dangerous adversaries are the big winners

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump's eagerness to withdraw US troops from the Middle East, coupled with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's yearning to subdue an alleged Kurdish threat at his border, seemed like two stars aligning over a delicate Middle East.
For Trump, the Turkish military campaign in Syria appeared to be an easy way out.
As the hours turn to days, Trump's desire to fulfill one of his campaign promises of stopping "endless wars" seems to have spectacularly backfired at the cost of political capital at home, and trust among allies abroad.
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