President Trump’s announcement that he intends to order the US military out of Syria attracted a lot of public attention, unlike the war preparations that preceded and followed those statements. Three months ago, the American military established an outpost in Manbij, in the wake of Turkey’s threats to seize control of the area. The US has
Despite its recent claims to the contrary, the US is hunkering down in Syria for the long haul.
By Peter Korzun