26 ianuarie 2020

Despite Trump’s reservations, US commander asserts commitment to Syria fight


General says operations against Islamic State are rising after cutback due to Iran tensions; US president ordered withdrawal from Syria but then agreed to keep scaled-back force GREEN VILLAGE MILITARY OUTPOST (AP) — US troops at military outposts in eastern Syria asked variations of the same question to their top commander Saturday: What is our future here? What are the goals we need to think about? Gen. Frank McKenzie, the US Middle East commander, knows the future is not certain. But at least [...]