U.S. forces seen on patrol in Syria near Turkish border

World Nov 1, 2019

U.S. forces seen on patrol in Syria near Turkish border

U.S. armored vehicles were seen on Thursday near the Syria-Turkey border in a part of northeastern Syria where they had not been observed since early October when Washington announced the withdrawal of American forces, according to a witness and Reuters video footage. A military source ...

Trump's latest Syria strategy — protect the oil — under question

World Oct 26, 2019

Trump's latest Syria strategy — protect the oil — under question

After abruptly pulling out U.S. troops who protected Kurdish fighters, President Donald Trump has identified protecting oil as the new goal in Syria. But experts question if the new strategy is realistic — or even legal. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday that U.S. troops ...