Bringing troops home from Syria

Re: Bringing troops home from Syria

Postby LordRaven » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:16 pm

Fletch wrote:
Maddog wrote:Trump said Wednesday he had no plans to pull troops from Iraq, suggesting the country could be used as a base for potential future missions in Syria.

But he reiterated that the era of heavy US intervention abroad was ending.

"The United States cannot continue to be the policeman of the world," Trump said. "We are spread out all over the world. We are in countries most people haven't even heard about. Frankly, it's ridiculous."

https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/26/politics ... oyVJorcqws


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You're not the policeman of the world. That's the propaganda to cover up reality.

It's US hegemony and control followed by asset stripping that leads to the US all over the world.

Felch you really are so ill informed, don't you know what stopped the Warsaw Pact invading western europe during the Cold War? Learn some history instead of reading shite on conspiracy sites.
And look up Marshall Aid whilst you are at it and you might find that the NHS and Welfare State was created due and only because of American generosity you stupid boy.
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Re: Bringing troops home from Syria

Postby Fletch » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:30 pm

LordRaven wrote:
Fletch wrote:
Maddog wrote:Trump said Wednesday he had no plans to pull troops from Iraq, suggesting the country could be used as a base for potential future missions in Syria.

But he reiterated that the era of heavy US intervention abroad was ending.

"The United States cannot continue to be the policeman of the world," Trump said. "We are spread out all over the world. We are in countries most people haven't even heard about. Frankly, it's ridiculous."

https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/26/politics ... oyVJorcqws


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You're not the policeman of the world. That's the propaganda to cover up reality.

It's US hegemony and control followed by asset stripping that leads to the US all over the world.

Felch you really are so ill informed, don't you know what stopped the Warsaw Pact invading western europe during the Cold War? Learn some history instead of reading shite on conspiracy sites.
And look up Marshall Aid whilst you are at it and you might find that the NHS and Welfare State was created due and only because of American generosity you stupid boy.


You're either living in the past or making up the present Raven. :roll:
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Re: Bringing troops home from Syria

Postby LordRaven » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:34 pm

Fletch wrote:
LordRaven wrote:
Fletch wrote:
Maddog wrote:Trump said Wednesday he had no plans to pull troops from Iraq, suggesting the country could be used as a base for potential future missions in Syria.

But he reiterated that the era of heavy US intervention abroad was ending.

"The United States cannot continue to be the policeman of the world," Trump said. "We are spread out all over the world. We are in countries most people haven't even heard about. Frankly, it's ridiculous."

https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/26/politics ... oyVJorcqws


:thumbsup:


You're not the policeman of the world. That's the propaganda to cover up reality.

It's US hegemony and control followed by asset stripping that leads to the US all over the world.

Felch you really are so ill informed, don't you know what stopped the Warsaw Pact invading western europe during the Cold War? Learn some history instead of reading shite on conspiracy sites.
And look up Marshall Aid whilst you are at it and you might find that the NHS and Welfare State was created due and only because of American generosity you stupid boy.



You're either living in the past or making up the present Raven. :roll:

Posters would be best advised to ignore your Fake Posts :smilin:
That statement confirms your ignorance in all matters. Thanks :thumbsup:
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Re: Bringing troops home from Syria

Postby Rolluplostinspace » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:25 pm

Maddog wrote:
Ray of Sunshine wrote:The American liberal press have really showed themselves up on this issue.

They criticised Trump when he sent the troops into Syria and then when he pulled them out!

Showed their only agenda is to criticise Trump no matter what.

He could bring about world peace and they'd criticise him.




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The fact that's utter bullshit doesn't matter though?
Unless you're talking of politicians of course.
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Re: Bringing troops home from Syria

Postby Maddog » Fri Dec 28, 2018 9:29 pm

Rolluplostinspace wrote:
Maddog wrote:
Ray of Sunshine wrote:The American liberal press have really showed themselves up on this issue.

They criticised Trump when he sent the troops into Syria and then when he pulled them out!

Showed their only agenda is to criticise Trump no matter what.

He could bring about world peace and they'd criticise him.




:leer:

The fact that's utter bullshit doesn't matter though?
Unless you're talking of politicians of course.



He's right about a great deal of our press. They are saying pulling troops out of Syria is a bad idea. Of course, that's a very recent position. :ooer:
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Re: Bringing troops home from Syria

Postby Fletch » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:57 pm

TRUMP’S CLAIMS ABOUT ‘RAPID’ WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM SYRIA APPEAR TO BE PR MOVE

The U.S. has no timeline to withdraw its forces from Syria but does not plan to stay in the war-torn country indefinitely, a senior official in the Department of State told the Reuters news agency on January 5.

“We have no timeline for our military forces to withdraw from Syria … It will be done in such a way that we and our allies and partners maintain pressure on ISIS throughout and we do not open up any vacuums for terrorists,” the official, who asked not to be identified, said.


Several U.S. officials told Reuters that the withdrawal from Syria could take several months. However, a senior administration official traveling with White House national security adviser John Bolton on a trip to the Middle East said U.S. military commander has assured U.S. President Donald Trump that their mission against ISIS “can be done in weeks.”

Meanwhile, other U.S. officials revealed to Reuters that a pre-scheduled conference for the counties participating in the US-led coalition have become a part of ongoing “damage control efforts” following Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria.

https://southfront.org/trumps-claims-ab ... e-pr-move/

Like I said from the start, I'll believe it when Al Tanf is cleared. I suspect it never will be...
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Re: Bringing troops home from Syria

Postby Fletch » Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:06 pm

ANOTHER U-TURN: U.S. MAY KEEP TROOPS IN AL-TANAF BASE

The U.S. may keep its forces in the al-Tanaf base in southeastern Syria for undetermined amount of time despite President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all American troops from the war-torn country, a senior administration official told NBC News on January 5.

The American TV channel hinted that the step is aimed at pressuring Syria and Iran as the base is located on a vital international highway that could link Tehran with Beirut through Baghdad and Damascus.

According to the official, National Security Advisor John Bolton, who is on a trip to the Middle East, will take the opinions of Jordanian and Israeli officials before deciding next steps, including how important the base is and whether it has to stay in its current location.

https://southfront.org/another-u-turn-u ... anaf-base/

Bolton, Israel and the puppet Jordan, anyone want to predict the decision? :roll:
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Re: Bringing troops home from Syria

Postby Maddog » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:42 am

National Security Adviser John Bolton didn’t want it. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn’t want it. But President Donald Trump did, and he just finally got it: the official start of the US withdrawal from Syria.

The administration fought openly for weeks about when — and whether — to bring back all 2,000 US armed forces from Syria after Trump’s December announcement that he wanted their swift return.

That policy struggle, which traditionally is first hashed out in private before a decision is announced to the public, exposed deep fissures between Trump and his top national security officials over America’s commitment to the Middle East and the fight against ISIS.

In Israel on Sunday, Bolton told reporters that US troops would stay in Syria until two conditions are met: The remaining ISIS fighters still active in Syria are defeated, and Turkey promises not to attack US-allied Kurdish fighters in Northern Syria after America left.

And on Thursday, Pompeo delivered a speech in Cairo, Egypt, in which he declared that “when America retreats, chaos often follows” and vowed that “America will not retreat until the terror fight is over.”


The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that defense officials were continuing with their plans to bring US troops home in accordance with the president’s orders, irrespective of what Bolton or Pompeo had said in recent days.

“Nothing has changed,” an official told the Journal’s Nancy Youssef and Dion Nissenbaum. “We don’t take orders from Bolton.”

The report also noted that there are troops in Kuwait and western Iraq prepared to help their colleagues in Syria leave as well as a ship full of Marines and aircraft headed to the region to protect troops while they withdraw. That would actually increase the number of troops in the area to help the withdrawal process.


https://www.vox.com/2019/1/11/18178304/ ... Omo2yc-dAg
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