Trump slows withdrawal from Syria Soldiers away in 4 months instead of one

Tue, 1 Jan 2019 13:32:19 +0100

Donald Trump has changed his mind: no more a rapid withdrawal of US forces from Syria. The president would have given the Pentagon another four months, a period during which anything could happen. A step back that does not affect his strategic choice of all at home, but that leaves many scenarios open. Including that of a long-term commitment. The New York Times revealed it.