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How the Iran hawks botched Trump’s Syria withdrawal

27 mins | Nov 7, 2019
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Why did U.S. officials consistently misread the threat from Turkey? In 2016, Donald Trump promised to withdraw troops from “endless wars” in the Middle East. But when he abruptly did so in October 2019, it caused havoc for U.S Syria policy - so where did it all go wrong? Lara Seligman, writing in Foreign Policy provides this in-depth report.
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