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Trump's Syria Pullout Fuels Confusion With Kurds Left in Lurch

  • ‘Now we’ve won. It’s time to come back,’ Trump says in video
  • Bipartisan critics say Trump’s sudden shift aids Russia, Iran
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Pentagon Says Troops In Syria Returning
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Donald Trump declared victory over Islamic State and ordered a withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria in a sharp reversal of American policy that appeared to take the Pentagon by surprise and leave America’s Kurdish allies in the lurch.

“We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency,” Trump said Wednesday morning on Twitter.