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Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey’s Syrian fighters

maneuvers in preparation for a Turkish incursion targeting Syrian Kurdish fighters, near Azaz town, north Syria

-allied Kurdish forces who were abandoned last week after President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal

of American troops from northern Syria.

After threatening for months to invade northeastern Syria and carve out a “safe zone” along the border

, Turkey launched an offensive last week after Trump cleared the way for it by moving U.S. troops out

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Trump inks executive order sanctioning Turkish officials

Trump inks executive order sanctioning Turkish officials

in the country’s military operation in northeast Syria, the Trump administration said.

areas of Syria.

region as Turkey announced it intended to invade Kurdish regions in Syria last week.

“President Trump has unleashed an escalation of chaos and insecurity in Syria.

in the country’s military operation in northeast Syria, the Trump administration said.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining

the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump

The United States on Monday also called on Turkey to stop the invasion and declare a cease-fire, and Trump

Pence said Trump spoke directly to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who promised not attack the border

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Your Tuesday Briefing

Your Tuesday Briefing

Syria, Brexit, Deutsche Bank: Here’s what you need to know.

We’re covering the efforts to undo the chaos in northeastern Syria, the looming tension amid a quirky

Trump, who essentially greenlighted the Turkish operation last week, took a harsher line today, raising

Our latest episode is about the Kurdish forces in Syria. • Here’s today’s Mini Crossword puzzle, and

Syria, Brexit, Deutsche Bank: Here’s what you need to know.

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Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Faced with unrelenting criticism, Trump said Monday he was putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade

Vice President Mike Pence also said Trump was sending him to the Middle East because the president was

Pence said Trump spoke with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier Monday and called for an immediate

He added that the U.S. is "simply not going to tolerate Turkey's invasion of Syria any longer."

Trump said the roughly 1,000 U.S. troops he ordered out of Syria would remain in the Middle East to prevent

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Trump: U.S. troops to stay in Middle East, prevent ISIS resurgence

Trump: U.S. troops to stay in Middle East, prevent ISIS resurgence

“monitoring the situation” and preventing a “repeat of 2014,” when IS fighters who had organized in Syria

President Donald Trump says the roughly 1,000 U.S. troops he has ordered to leave Syria will remain in

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Who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means: What you need to know

Who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means: What you need to know

But with President Donald Trump pulling American troops out of Syria, those Kurdish forces announced

But last December, after a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trump ordered all

U.S. forces out of Syria.

Their departure, announced after another Trump-Erdogan call on Oct. 6, has allowed Turkish forces and

force of Syrian military defectors and ordinary citizens who were armed and trained by the U.S. until Trump

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Trump is repeating key Obama Middle East mistakes

Trump is repeating key Obama Middle East mistakes

Barack Obama and Donald Trump are diametrically opposed figures, representing the categorical rejection

Likewise, Trump outpaced all his 2016 GOP rivals in denouncing our Middle East commitments.

It’d be one thing if we were pulling 50,000 troops out of Syria after years of hard combat; instead,

To throw both the Syria and Iraq interventions together under the rubric of “endless war” is to fail

If Trump wants to be done with Syria, it might not be done with him.

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Turkish-led Syrian rebel fighters advancing on flashpoint region of Manbij

Turkish-led Syrian rebel fighters advancing on flashpoint region of Manbij

Trump makes good on threat, announces crippling sanctions on Turkey over its military campaign against

Kurds in Syria; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports.

The flashpoint region of Manbij in northeastern Syria is becoming a battleground for Turkish-led Syrian

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride on a military truck at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria,

The U.S. has had about 1,000 troops in northeastern Syria allied with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic

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Trump scrambles to limit damage, levies new sanctions on Turkey

Trump scrambles to limit damage, levies new sanctions on Turkey

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and

Pence said Trump had been firm with Erdogan on the phone.

“The United States of America simply is not going to tolerate Turkey’s invasion in Syria any further.

said Trump.

at the Tanf base in southern Syria, he said.

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A presidential whim condemns American allies

A presidential whim condemns American allies

With only his own “great and unmatched wisdom” as a guide, President Donald Trump has decided to abandon

After a phone call with Turkey’s authoritarian leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Trump announced a pullback

of American troops in Syria, thereby giving the Turks a clear path for an invasion aimed at decimating

Trump’s re-election because the commander-in-chief has betrayed loyal allies who “fought our battles in Syria

President Donald Trump has decided to abandon the Kurdish people who took the brunt of casualties in

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‘Salute and move on’: Army chief warns troops grumbling over Trump Syria withdrawal

‘Salute and move on’: Army chief warns troops grumbling over Trump Syria withdrawal

criticism from current and former military members over President Trump’s abrupt decision to pull out of Syria

Trump’s Syria policy is causing problems for the Pentagon, which is dealing with a NATO ally in Turkey

Trump’s original pullout order in Syria.

Trump’s move undercut five years of effort by U.S. forces in Syria and “will severely damage American

Marine who served in Syria in 2017-2018 told Foreign Policy.com.

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The Latest: Pelosi wants to 'overturn' withdrawal from Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the United States and the military withdrawal from northern Syria (all

produce bipartisan legislation to "overturn" President Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria threatens a "strategic

Without mentioning President Donald Trump, the Kentucky Republican used a written statement Monday to

The Latest on the United States and the military withdrawal from northern Syria (all times local):

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Turkey Articles - Breitbart

President Donald Trump said he would issue an executive order imposing economic sanctions on Turkey after

President Donald Trump challenged Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Monday for criticizing his foreign

policy moves in Syria.

of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) stated that she hopes President Trump

McSally said, “I’m glad that President Trump took action against ISIS

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Assad Forces Surge Forward in Syria as U.S. Pulls Back

Assad Forces Surge Forward in Syria as U.S. Pulls Back

Less than a week after Turkey launched an incursion into northern Syria with Mr.

Trump’s assent, President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, considered a war criminal by the United States, has

Trump announced that he would impose sanctions on Turkey, raising tariffs on steel and suspending negotiations

Trump administration officials had long argued that the troops were needed to check the influence of

“This is the end or the beginning of the end of the Kurdish project in Syria,” Mr. Hassan said.

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Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

WASHINGTON (AP) - Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed

began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

In a series of tweets Monday, Trump defended his gamble that pulling U.S. forces out of Syria would not

Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault...

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Video: Trump to authorize sanctions on Turkey

Video: Trump to authorize sanctions on Turkey

Fighting continues in Syria after US troops are withdrawn

Trump tweets about fighting in Syria

President Donald Trump tweeted that he would sanction Turkey and that "Never ending wars will end!"

Now Playing: Trump to authorize sanctions on Turkey

President Donald Trump announced Monday he plans to sign an executive order imposing new sanctions against

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Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fighters

-allied Kurdish forces who were abandoned last week after President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal

of American troops from northern Syria.

members of some Syrian rebel factions, many are Arab and Turkmen fighters from northern and eastern Syria

, Turkey launched an offensive last week after Trump cleared the way for it by moving U.S. troops out

Over the weekend they captured a major highway that runs across northern Syria.

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6 questions that loom over the crowded Democratic debate

must now execute an effective strategy to move past baseless allegations fueled by President Donald Trump

The Turkish invasion of Syria, a move apparently blessed and then condemned by Trump, is still ongoing

All the candidates onstage have endorsed the impeachment inquiry into Trump, which has consumed much

Warren, for example, called for Trump to be impeachment nearly six months ago, while Biden announced

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Elizabeth Warren hits Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook in ad: 'Given Donald Trump free rein to lie'

Ryan McCarthy, Army secretary, warns troops bashing Trump Syria withdrawal

Democratic debate: 2020 hopefuls face 'different world' amid Joe Biden questions, Trump impeachment

Elizabeth Warren hits Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook in ad: 'Given Donald Trump free rein to lie'...

Ryan McCarthy, Army secretary, warns troops bashing Trump Syria withdrawal

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How Did We Get To This Point In Syria?

How Did We Get To This Point In Syria?

This comes after President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on Turkey in response to its military offensive

in Syria.

They are the largest ethnic minority in Syria.

Last week, President Trump announced he wants U.S. troops out of Syria.

“We were supposed to be in Syria for 30 days, we’ve now been there for 10 years,” said President Trump

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Senate Dems: Turkey Sanctions Not Enough to Reverse 'ISIS Jailbreak'

Senate Dems: Turkey Sanctions Not Enough to Reverse 'ISIS Jailbreak'

Senate Democratic leaders Monday urged Republicans to support a resolution that asks President Donald Trump

to reverse his decision to pull troops from northern Syria, saying that his call for strict sanctions

Trump on Monday announced new sanctions and restrictions to target officials from Turkey who threaten

the peace, security or stability of Syria, or who commit human rights abuses. 

to reverse his decision to pull troops from northern Syria, saying that his call for strict sanctions

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Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

An American pastor released from a Turkish prison thanks to the Trump administration says that Christians

Brunson recounts the Trump administration’s efforts to pry the release of an unknown Christian pastor

Brunson says he has watched the escalation of violence in Turkey and northern Syria against religious

Trump for displaying any warmth toward Mr. Erdgoan.

Reached for comment in the wake of the Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria, Mr.

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The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as

U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade.

end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria.

U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade....

end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria.

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‘A different world’: 2020 Democrats set to spar on altered playing field

‘A different world’: 2020 Democrats set to spar on altered playing field

He expects the impeachment inquiry and the U.S. pullout in Syria to drive part of the discussion Tuesday

Trump should be locked up.

Trump was abusing his Oval Office power to dig up dirt on a political foe.

Trump is afraid of him.

Trump.

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Iran says even Trump admits Middle East wars were the

Iran says even Trump admits Middle East wars were the "worst decision" as the U.S. exits Syria

His remarks came as U.S. troops withdrew from northern Syria, ceding the city of Manbij to Russian forces

Justifying the move, Trump has criticized his predecessors' open-ended, costly commitments in the Middle

"Recently and after Turkey's aggression on northern Syria and the US's turning its back on its Kurd allies

Days after the White House announced a U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria, Trump tweeted Wednesday that

As Trump announced a U.S. pullout of from much of Syria, where his administration had sought to expand

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Voters fearful, but don’t blame Trump

Voters fearful, but don’t blame Trump

voters feel like the American way of life is under threat — but the majority don’t blame President Trump

Trump for their heightened state of anxiety.

Trump is reelected.

Trump’s decision to remove U.S. military forces from Syria in particular focus.

Trump when he arrives in Big D later this week.

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Cop who killed black woman in her home resigns amid outrage

Cop who killed black woman in her home resigns amid outrage

crumbled and old enemies have teamed up after the U.S. began pulling its forces out and Turkey invaded Syria

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary

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Humanitarian crisis unfolds as violence escalates in Syria

Humanitarian crisis unfolds as violence escalates in Syria

Dohuk, Iraq — President Trump Monday called for an immediate halt to Turkey's invasion of Syria and is

With rumors swirling that the Syrian regime was about to retake the border crossing between Syria and

With Turkish forces advancing to a crucial highway in northeast Syria, choking off supply and escape

Trump said Monday that U.S. troops being pulled out of Syria will remain in the Middle East to prevent

Trump has blamed the upheaval on Turkey and Turkish President Erdogan.

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Pelosi, Lindsey Graham aiming to ‘overturn’ Trump’s Syria withdrawal, House speaker says

Pelosi, Lindsey Graham aiming to ‘overturn’ Trump’s Syria withdrawal, House speaker says

produce bipartisan legislation to “overturn” President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

The California Democrat says the measure must be stronger than sanctions on Turkey Trump announced Monday

Turkey invaded northern Syria after Trump started pulling U.S. troops from the area.

Trump said Monday he was stopping trade talks with Turkey and boosting its steel tariffs, and would order

produce bipartisan legislation to “overturn” President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

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Opinion | The U.S. saved Kurds like me in Iraq. Now Trump is indifferent to our slaughter.

Now Trump is indifferent to our slaughter.

The Oct. 6 phone call between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spelled

disaster for Kurds in northern Syria.

Even so, Trump tacitly gave a green light to Erdogan to launch a military invasion against the Kurds,

My fellow Kurds and I are shocked at the indifference of the Trump administration toward its most reliable

myself, watching the footage of Kurdish children being killed, wounded and displaced as a result of Trump

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Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

In a statement, Trump said that he would increase steel tariffs to 50 percent and threatened to end negotiations

Trump said that he was “perfectly clear” with President Erdogan that he did not approve of the military

offensive against the Kurds in Syria.

Trump confirmed that he would continue to withdraw American troops from northeast Syria, but that they

On Twitter, Trump also endorsed a Kurdish agreement with Syrian leaders for their protection.

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Robert Reich: Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond | Opinion

Robert Reich: Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond | Opinion

A more likely explanation is that the Trump Towers Istanbul is the Trump Organization's first and only

Back home, Trump wants to protect America's borders from illegal immigration.

Trump's entire foreign policy has been about Trump from the start.

Donald Trump is a xenophobe in public and international mobster in private.

always about Trump.

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Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria.

President Trump has long wanted to withdraw American forces from Syria, saying that the United States

Trump suddenly changed his mind again on Oct. 6 during a phone call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Trump administration has threatened to impose economic sanctions on Turkey for its attacks on the

Kurds, and on Monday President Trump said that he was halting trade negotiations with Turkey and doubling

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Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria - an assault Turkey began after Trump

stop the invasion, implement an immediate cease-fire and to begin to negotiate with Kurdish forces in Syria

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

However, Trump got quick support from Republican Sen.

' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria - an assault Turkey began...

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Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump

stop the invasion, implement an immediate cease-fire and to begin to negotiate with Kurdish forces in Syria

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

Esper said Turkey’s incursion had created unacceptable risk to U.S. forces in northern Syria and “we

the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an ass…

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Trump: ABC News Airing Fake Syria Bombing Video is a 'Real Disgrace'

Trump: ABC News Airing Fake Syria Bombing Video is a 'Real Disgrace'

They got caught using really gruesome FAKE footage of the Turks bombing in Syria.

They got caught using really gruesome FAKE footage of the Turks bombing in Syria. A real disgrace.

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 15, 2019

“One week since President Trump ordered U.S. forces out of that region, effectively abandoning America

President Donald Trump on Monday evening ripped ABC News for airing a video that purportedly showed a

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Firefighters let

Firefighters let "very scared" little girl paint their nails after she was in a car crash

President Trump says he will impose new sanctions on Turkey for its assault on Kurds in northern Syria

Press White House reporter Jill Colvin joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss the response from the Trump

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NY Times Source: Turkey May Hold 50 US Nukes 'Hostage'

NY Times Source: Turkey May Hold 50 US Nukes 'Hostage'

As President Donald Trump potentially enacts a maximum economic pressure campaign on Turkey's Syria aggressions

extract the weapons long stored under U.S. control at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, 250 miles from the Syria

As President Donald Trump potentially enacts a maximum economic pressure campaign on Turkey's Syria aggressions

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Trump’s bid to end ‘forever wars’ undercut by Saudi troop deployment

Trump’s bid to end ‘forever wars’ undercut by Saudi troop deployment

President Trump has stoked his political base by touting the withdrawal of more than 1,000 U.S. troops

from Syria as keeping his 2016 campaign promise to end American involvement in foreign “forever wars

Administration officials say the Saudi deployment does not contradict the Syria withdrawal, but private

You could see it with his push for talks in Afghanistan and now the pullback in Syria.

Trump has basically cornered this lion of Iran, and the lion is not going to sit there peacefully and

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Opinion | Trump Is Making Syria, and the Middle East, More Dangerous

Opinion | Trump Is Making Syria, and the Middle East, More Dangerous

Trump only just approved.

Trump had asked the Turkish government for a cessation of hostilities.

Yet the decision by the Trump administration to quit Syria stands apart because the status quo was entirely

If the Trump administration had wanted to acquiesce to Mr.

Trump hoped to improve relations with Turkey (where two Trump towers license his name, by the way) then

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Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President

TRUMP AUTHORIZES SANCTIONS AGAINST TURKEY AMID SYRIA INCURSION

returning home, forcibly repatriation refugees, or threatening the peace, security, or stability in Syria

," Trump wrote.

Turkish President Recep Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President Trump

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Trump doubles down on Syria withdrawal as criticism continues

Trump doubles down on Syria withdrawal as criticism continues

President Trump doubled down on his plan to pull remaining U.S. troops out of Syria — a move critics

,” Trump said in a statement on Twitter Monday afternoon.

Let Syria and Assad protect the Kurds and fight Turkey for their own land.

Trump has faced heavy criticism, including from Republican leaders in Congress, since his announcement

President Trump doubled down on his plan to pull remaining U.S. troops out of Syria — a move critics

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U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

Turkish troops move further into Syria

Trump Saturday after discussions with the rest of the national security team. Mr.

Trump, Esper said, then ordered a "deliberate withdrawal" of forces from northern Syria.

Trump had directed him to lead a delegation to Turkey to bring the bloodshed to an end.

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary

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Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria

Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria

in the U.S. said they feel abandoned after the president decided to pull U.S. forces out of northern Syria

They are grateful to be here but alarmed by the president's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria

She's concerned the Trump administration's more restrictive asylum and refugee policies mean other Kurds

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Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid Kurds against Turkey

Trump made clear that he doesn’t care how the situation shakes out on the ground and has absolutely no

Trump said in a Twitter message.

Trump announced that the U.S. would pull a few dozen special operations forces from key buffer zones

along the Turkey-Syria border.

Trump to rescind an invitation for Mr. Erdogan to visit the White House on Nov. 13.

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Mitch McConnell Slams Trump Again on Syria

Mitch McConnell Slams Trump Again on Syria

., again ripped President Donald Trump's decision on Syria on Monday saying that "withdrawing American

— prompting attacks last week by Turkey against the Kurds in northern Syria.

He said that he was "gravely concerned by recent events in Syria and by our nation's apparent response

"Abandoning this fight now and withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria would re-create the very conditions

., again ripped President Donald Trump's decision on Syria on Monday.

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US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible | WTOP

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible | WTOP

began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that Trump had directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin

He did not say Trump ordered troops to leave Syria, but that seemed like the next step in a combat zone

In a series of tweets Monday, Trump defended his gamble that pulling U.S. forces out of Syria would not

However, Trump got quick support from Republican Sen.

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Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

U.S. forces entered Syria under President Obama in 2014 to liberate towns in northeastern Syria.

Trump declared the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate destroyed in February.

Trump ordered the first segment of American troops to leave an area near the Turkish border and later

Gordon, a former Pentagon spokesman and Trump campaign national security adviser.

Buck Sexton, a former CIA analyst and a Trump defender on social media and TV, tweeted his support Monday

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Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey’s Syrian fighters

maneuvers in preparation for a Turkish incursion targeting Syrian Kurdish fighters, near Azaz town, north Syria

-allied Kurdish forces who were abandoned last week after President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal

of American troops from northern Syria.

After threatening for months to invade northeastern Syria and carve out a “safe zone” along the border

, Turkey launched an offensive last week after Trump cleared the way for it by moving U.S. troops out

Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria - an assault Turkey began after Trump

stop the invasion, implement an immediate cease-fire and to begin to negotiate with Kurdish forces in Syria

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

However, Trump got quick support from Republican Sen.

' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria - an assault Turkey began...

Read full article:: Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threa...→

6 questions that loom over the crowded Democratic debate

must now execute an effective strategy to move past baseless allegations fueled by President Donald Trump

The Turkish invasion of Syria, a move apparently blessed and then condemned by Trump, is still ongoing

All the candidates onstage have endorsed the impeachment inquiry into Trump, which has consumed much

Warren, for example, called for Trump to be impeachment nearly six months ago, while Biden announced

Read full article:: 6 questions that loom over the crowded D...→

Fort Worth officer charged with murder, jailed on $200K bond

WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining

the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump

The United States on Monday also called on Turkey to stop the invasion and declare a cease-fire, and Trump

Pence said Trump spoke directly to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who promised not attack the border

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Trump: ABC News Airing Fake Syria Bombing Video is a 'Real Disgrace'

Trump: ABC News Airing Fake Syria Bombing Video is a 'Real Disgrace'

They got caught using really gruesome FAKE footage of the Turks bombing in Syria.

They got caught using really gruesome FAKE footage of the Turks bombing in Syria. A real disgrace.

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 15, 2019

“One week since President Trump ordered U.S. forces out of that region, effectively abandoning America

President Donald Trump on Monday evening ripped ABC News for airing a video that purportedly showed a

Read full article:: Trump: ABC News Airing Fake Syria Bombin...→
How Did We Get To This Point In Syria?

How Did We Get To This Point In Syria?

This comes after President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on Turkey in response to its military offensive

in Syria.

They are the largest ethnic minority in Syria.

Last week, President Trump announced he wants U.S. troops out of Syria.

“We were supposed to be in Syria for 30 days, we’ve now been there for 10 years,” said President Trump

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Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Faced with unrelenting criticism, Trump said Monday he was putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade

Vice President Mike Pence also said Trump was sending him to the Middle East because the president was

Pence said Trump spoke with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier Monday and called for an immediate

He added that the U.S. is "simply not going to tolerate Turkey's invasion of Syria any longer."

Trump said the roughly 1,000 U.S. troops he ordered out of Syria would remain in the Middle East to prevent

Read full article:: Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army re...→
NY Times Source: Turkey May Hold 50 US Nukes 'Hostage'

NY Times Source: Turkey May Hold 50 US Nukes 'Hostage'

As President Donald Trump potentially enacts a maximum economic pressure campaign on Turkey's Syria aggressions

extract the weapons long stored under U.S. control at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, 250 miles from the Syria

As President Donald Trump potentially enacts a maximum economic pressure campaign on Turkey's Syria aggressions

Read full article:: NY Times Source: Turkey May Hold 50 US N...→
Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

An American pastor released from a Turkish prison thanks to the Trump administration says that Christians

Brunson recounts the Trump administration’s efforts to pry the release of an unknown Christian pastor

Brunson says he has watched the escalation of violence in Turkey and northern Syria against religious

Trump for displaying any warmth toward Mr. Erdgoan.

Reached for comment in the wake of the Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria, Mr.

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Who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means: What you need to know

Who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means: What you need to know

But with President Donald Trump pulling American troops out of Syria, those Kurdish forces announced

But last December, after a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trump ordered all

U.S. forces out of Syria.

Their departure, announced after another Trump-Erdogan call on Oct. 6, has allowed Turkish forces and

force of Syrian military defectors and ordinary citizens who were armed and trained by the U.S. until Trump

Read full article:: Who’s fighting in Syria and what the US ...→
Opinion | Trump Is Making Syria, and the Middle East, More Dangerous

Opinion | Trump Is Making Syria, and the Middle East, More Dangerous

Trump only just approved.

Trump had asked the Turkish government for a cessation of hostilities.

Yet the decision by the Trump administration to quit Syria stands apart because the status quo was entirely

If the Trump administration had wanted to acquiesce to Mr.

Trump hoped to improve relations with Turkey (where two Trump towers license his name, by the way) then

Read full article:: Opinion | Trump Is Making Syria, and the...→
‘A different world’: 2020 Democrats set to spar on altered playing field

‘A different world’: 2020 Democrats set to spar on altered playing field

He expects the impeachment inquiry and the U.S. pullout in Syria to drive part of the discussion Tuesday

Trump should be locked up.

Trump was abusing his Oval Office power to dig up dirt on a political foe.

Trump is afraid of him.

Trump.

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Turkish-led Syrian rebel fighters advancing on flashpoint region of Manbij

Turkish-led Syrian rebel fighters advancing on flashpoint region of Manbij

Trump makes good on threat, announces crippling sanctions on Turkey over its military campaign against

Kurds in Syria; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports.

The flashpoint region of Manbij in northeastern Syria is becoming a battleground for Turkish-led Syrian

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride on a military truck at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria,

The U.S. has had about 1,000 troops in northeastern Syria allied with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic

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Trump doubles down on Syria withdrawal as criticism continues

Trump doubles down on Syria withdrawal as criticism continues

President Trump doubled down on his plan to pull remaining U.S. troops out of Syria — a move critics

,” Trump said in a statement on Twitter Monday afternoon.

Let Syria and Assad protect the Kurds and fight Turkey for their own land.

Trump has faced heavy criticism, including from Republican leaders in Congress, since his announcement

President Trump doubled down on his plan to pull remaining U.S. troops out of Syria — a move critics

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Voters fearful, but don’t blame Trump

Voters fearful, but don’t blame Trump

voters feel like the American way of life is under threat — but the majority don’t blame President Trump

Trump for their heightened state of anxiety.

Trump is reelected.

Trump’s decision to remove U.S. military forces from Syria in particular focus.

Trump when he arrives in Big D later this week.

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A presidential whim condemns American allies

A presidential whim condemns American allies

With only his own “great and unmatched wisdom” as a guide, President Donald Trump has decided to abandon

After a phone call with Turkey’s authoritarian leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Trump announced a pullback

of American troops in Syria, thereby giving the Turks a clear path for an invasion aimed at decimating

Trump’s re-election because the commander-in-chief has betrayed loyal allies who “fought our battles in Syria

President Donald Trump has decided to abandon the Kurdish people who took the brunt of casualties in

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Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria

Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria

in the U.S. said they feel abandoned after the president decided to pull U.S. forces out of northern Syria

They are grateful to be here but alarmed by the president's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria

She's concerned the Trump administration's more restrictive asylum and refugee policies mean other Kurds

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Humanitarian crisis unfolds as violence escalates in Syria

Humanitarian crisis unfolds as violence escalates in Syria

Dohuk, Iraq — President Trump Monday called for an immediate halt to Turkey's invasion of Syria and is

With rumors swirling that the Syrian regime was about to retake the border crossing between Syria and

With Turkish forces advancing to a crucial highway in northeast Syria, choking off supply and escape

Trump said Monday that U.S. troops being pulled out of Syria will remain in the Middle East to prevent

Trump has blamed the upheaval on Turkey and Turkish President Erdogan.

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The Latest: Pelosi wants to 'overturn' withdrawal from Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the United States and the military withdrawal from northern Syria (all

produce bipartisan legislation to "overturn" President Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria threatens a "strategic

Without mentioning President Donald Trump, the Kentucky Republican used a written statement Monday to

The Latest on the United States and the military withdrawal from northern Syria (all times local):

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Opinion | The U.S. saved Kurds like me in Iraq. Now Trump is indifferent to our slaughter.

Now Trump is indifferent to our slaughter.

The Oct. 6 phone call between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spelled

disaster for Kurds in northern Syria.

Even so, Trump tacitly gave a green light to Erdogan to launch a military invasion against the Kurds,

My fellow Kurds and I are shocked at the indifference of the Trump administration toward its most reliable

myself, watching the footage of Kurdish children being killed, wounded and displaced as a result of Trump

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Assad Forces Surge Forward in Syria as U.S. Pulls Back

Assad Forces Surge Forward in Syria as U.S. Pulls Back

Less than a week after Turkey launched an incursion into northern Syria with Mr.

Trump’s assent, President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, considered a war criminal by the United States, has

Trump announced that he would impose sanctions on Turkey, raising tariffs on steel and suspending negotiations

Trump administration officials had long argued that the troops were needed to check the influence of

“This is the end or the beginning of the end of the Kurdish project in Syria,” Mr. Hassan said.

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US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible | WTOP

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible | WTOP

began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that Trump had directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin

He did not say Trump ordered troops to leave Syria, but that seemed like the next step in a combat zone

In a series of tweets Monday, Trump defended his gamble that pulling U.S. forces out of Syria would not

However, Trump got quick support from Republican Sen.

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Robert Reich: Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond | Opinion

Robert Reich: Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond | Opinion

A more likely explanation is that the Trump Towers Istanbul is the Trump Organization's first and only

Back home, Trump wants to protect America's borders from illegal immigration.

Trump's entire foreign policy has been about Trump from the start.

Donald Trump is a xenophobe in public and international mobster in private.

always about Trump.

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Video: Trump to authorize sanctions on Turkey

Video: Trump to authorize sanctions on Turkey

Fighting continues in Syria after US troops are withdrawn

Trump tweets about fighting in Syria

President Donald Trump tweeted that he would sanction Turkey and that "Never ending wars will end!"

Now Playing: Trump to authorize sanctions on Turkey

President Donald Trump announced Monday he plans to sign an executive order imposing new sanctions against

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Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fighters

-allied Kurdish forces who were abandoned last week after President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal

of American troops from northern Syria.

members of some Syrian rebel factions, many are Arab and Turkmen fighters from northern and eastern Syria

, Turkey launched an offensive last week after Trump cleared the way for it by moving U.S. troops out

Over the weekend they captured a major highway that runs across northern Syria.

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Trump inks executive order sanctioning Turkish officials

Trump inks executive order sanctioning Turkish officials

in the country’s military operation in northeast Syria, the Trump administration said.

areas of Syria.

region as Turkey announced it intended to invade Kurdish regions in Syria last week.

“President Trump has unleashed an escalation of chaos and insecurity in Syria.

in the country’s military operation in northeast Syria, the Trump administration said.

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Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump

stop the invasion, implement an immediate cease-fire and to begin to negotiate with Kurdish forces in Syria

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

Esper said Turkey’s incursion had created unacceptable risk to U.S. forces in northern Syria and “we

the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an ass…

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Ryan McCarthy, Army secretary, warns troops bashing Trump Syria withdrawal

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Your Tuesday Briefing

Your Tuesday Briefing

Syria, Brexit, Deutsche Bank: Here’s what you need to know.

We’re covering the efforts to undo the chaos in northeastern Syria, the looming tension amid a quirky

Trump, who essentially greenlighted the Turkish operation last week, took a harsher line today, raising

Our latest episode is about the Kurdish forces in Syria. • Here’s today’s Mini Crossword puzzle, and

Syria, Brexit, Deutsche Bank: Here’s what you need to know.

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Firefighters let

Firefighters let "very scared" little girl paint their nails after she was in a car crash

President Trump says he will impose new sanctions on Turkey for its assault on Kurds in northern Syria

Press White House reporter Jill Colvin joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss the response from the Trump

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Senate Dems: Turkey Sanctions Not Enough to Reverse 'ISIS Jailbreak'

Senate Dems: Turkey Sanctions Not Enough to Reverse 'ISIS Jailbreak'

Senate Democratic leaders Monday urged Republicans to support a resolution that asks President Donald Trump

to reverse his decision to pull troops from northern Syria, saying that his call for strict sanctions

Trump on Monday announced new sanctions and restrictions to target officials from Turkey who threaten

the peace, security or stability of Syria, or who commit human rights abuses. 

to reverse his decision to pull troops from northern Syria, saying that his call for strict sanctions

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Trump: U.S. troops to stay in Middle East, prevent ISIS resurgence

Trump: U.S. troops to stay in Middle East, prevent ISIS resurgence

“monitoring the situation” and preventing a “repeat of 2014,” when IS fighters who had organized in Syria

President Donald Trump says the roughly 1,000 U.S. troops he has ordered to leave Syria will remain in

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Trump’s bid to end ‘forever wars’ undercut by Saudi troop deployment

Trump’s bid to end ‘forever wars’ undercut by Saudi troop deployment

President Trump has stoked his political base by touting the withdrawal of more than 1,000 U.S. troops

from Syria as keeping his 2016 campaign promise to end American involvement in foreign “forever wars

Administration officials say the Saudi deployment does not contradict the Syria withdrawal, but private

You could see it with his push for talks in Afghanistan and now the pullback in Syria.

Trump has basically cornered this lion of Iran, and the lion is not going to sit there peacefully and

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The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as

U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade.

end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria.

U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade....

end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria.

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Trump is repeating key Obama Middle East mistakes

Trump is repeating key Obama Middle East mistakes

Barack Obama and Donald Trump are diametrically opposed figures, representing the categorical rejection

Likewise, Trump outpaced all his 2016 GOP rivals in denouncing our Middle East commitments.

It’d be one thing if we were pulling 50,000 troops out of Syria after years of hard combat; instead,

To throw both the Syria and Iraq interventions together under the rubric of “endless war” is to fail

If Trump wants to be done with Syria, it might not be done with him.

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Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President

TRUMP AUTHORIZES SANCTIONS AGAINST TURKEY AMID SYRIA INCURSION

returning home, forcibly repatriation refugees, or threatening the peace, security, or stability in Syria

," Trump wrote.

Turkish President Recep Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President Trump

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Iran says even Trump admits Middle East wars were the

Iran says even Trump admits Middle East wars were the "worst decision" as the U.S. exits Syria

His remarks came as U.S. troops withdrew from northern Syria, ceding the city of Manbij to Russian forces

Justifying the move, Trump has criticized his predecessors' open-ended, costly commitments in the Middle

"Recently and after Turkey's aggression on northern Syria and the US's turning its back on its Kurd allies

Days after the White House announced a U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria, Trump tweeted Wednesday that

As Trump announced a U.S. pullout of from much of Syria, where his administration had sought to expand

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Trump scrambles to limit damage, levies new sanctions on Turkey

Trump scrambles to limit damage, levies new sanctions on Turkey

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and

Pence said Trump had been firm with Erdogan on the phone.

“The United States of America simply is not going to tolerate Turkey’s invasion in Syria any further.

said Trump.

at the Tanf base in southern Syria, he said.

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U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

Turkish troops move further into Syria

Trump Saturday after discussions with the rest of the national security team. Mr.

Trump, Esper said, then ordered a "deliberate withdrawal" of forces from northern Syria.

Trump had directed him to lead a delegation to Turkey to bring the bloodshed to an end.

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary

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Cop who killed black woman in her home resigns amid outrage

Cop who killed black woman in her home resigns amid outrage

crumbled and old enemies have teamed up after the U.S. began pulling its forces out and Turkey invaded Syria

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary

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‘Salute and move on’: Army chief warns troops grumbling over Trump Syria withdrawal

‘Salute and move on’: Army chief warns troops grumbling over Trump Syria withdrawal

criticism from current and former military members over President Trump’s abrupt decision to pull out of Syria

Trump’s Syria policy is causing problems for the Pentagon, which is dealing with a NATO ally in Turkey

Trump’s original pullout order in Syria.

Trump’s move undercut five years of effort by U.S. forces in Syria and “will severely damage American

Marine who served in Syria in 2017-2018 told Foreign Policy.com.

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Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid Kurds against Turkey

Trump made clear that he doesn’t care how the situation shakes out on the ground and has absolutely no

Trump said in a Twitter message.

Trump announced that the U.S. would pull a few dozen special operations forces from key buffer zones

along the Turkey-Syria border.

Trump to rescind an invitation for Mr. Erdogan to visit the White House on Nov. 13.

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Pelosi, Lindsey Graham aiming to ‘overturn’ Trump’s Syria withdrawal, House speaker says

Pelosi, Lindsey Graham aiming to ‘overturn’ Trump’s Syria withdrawal, House speaker says

produce bipartisan legislation to “overturn” President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

The California Democrat says the measure must be stronger than sanctions on Turkey Trump announced Monday

Turkey invaded northern Syria after Trump started pulling U.S. troops from the area.

Trump said Monday he was stopping trade talks with Turkey and boosting its steel tariffs, and would order

produce bipartisan legislation to “overturn” President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

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Turkey Articles - Breitbart

President Donald Trump said he would issue an executive order imposing economic sanctions on Turkey after

President Donald Trump challenged Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Monday for criticizing his foreign

policy moves in Syria.

of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) stated that she hopes President Trump

McSally said, “I’m glad that President Trump took action against ISIS

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Mitch McConnell Slams Trump Again on Syria

Mitch McConnell Slams Trump Again on Syria

., again ripped President Donald Trump's decision on Syria on Monday saying that "withdrawing American

— prompting attacks last week by Turkey against the Kurds in northern Syria.

He said that he was "gravely concerned by recent events in Syria and by our nation's apparent response

"Abandoning this fight now and withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria would re-create the very conditions

., again ripped President Donald Trump's decision on Syria on Monday.

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Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

In a statement, Trump said that he would increase steel tariffs to 50 percent and threatened to end negotiations

Trump said that he was “perfectly clear” with President Erdogan that he did not approve of the military

offensive against the Kurds in Syria.

Trump confirmed that he would continue to withdraw American troops from northeast Syria, but that they

On Twitter, Trump also endorsed a Kurdish agreement with Syrian leaders for their protection.

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Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

WASHINGTON (AP) - Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed

began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

In a series of tweets Monday, Trump defended his gamble that pulling U.S. forces out of Syria would not

Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault...

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Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

U.S. forces entered Syria under President Obama in 2014 to liberate towns in northeastern Syria.

Trump declared the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate destroyed in February.

Trump ordered the first segment of American troops to leave an area near the Turkish border and later

Gordon, a former Pentagon spokesman and Trump campaign national security adviser.

Buck Sexton, a former CIA analyst and a Trump defender on social media and TV, tweeted his support Monday

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Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria.

President Trump has long wanted to withdraw American forces from Syria, saying that the United States

Trump suddenly changed his mind again on Oct. 6 during a phone call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Trump administration has threatened to impose economic sanctions on Turkey for its attacks on the

Kurds, and on Monday President Trump said that he was halting trade negotiations with Turkey and doubling

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Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey’s Syrian fighters

maneuvers in preparation for a Turkish incursion targeting Syrian Kurdish fighters, near Azaz town, north Syria

-allied Kurdish forces who were abandoned last week after President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal

of American troops from northern Syria.

After threatening for months to invade northeastern Syria and carve out a “safe zone” along the border

, Turkey launched an offensive last week after Trump cleared the way for it by moving U.S. troops out

Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fighters

-allied Kurdish forces who were abandoned last week after President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal

of American troops from northern Syria.

members of some Syrian rebel factions, many are Arab and Turkmen fighters from northern and eastern Syria

, Turkey launched an offensive last week after Trump cleared the way for it by moving U.S. troops out

Over the weekend they captured a major highway that runs across northern Syria.

Read full article:: Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turke...→

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria - an assault Turkey began after Trump

stop the invasion, implement an immediate cease-fire and to begin to negotiate with Kurdish forces in Syria

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

However, Trump got quick support from Republican Sen.

' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria - an assault Turkey began...

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Trump inks executive order sanctioning Turkish officials

Trump inks executive order sanctioning Turkish officials

in the country’s military operation in northeast Syria, the Trump administration said.

areas of Syria.

region as Turkey announced it intended to invade Kurdish regions in Syria last week.

“President Trump has unleashed an escalation of chaos and insecurity in Syria.

in the country’s military operation in northeast Syria, the Trump administration said.

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6 questions that loom over the crowded Democratic debate

must now execute an effective strategy to move past baseless allegations fueled by President Donald Trump

The Turkish invasion of Syria, a move apparently blessed and then condemned by Trump, is still ongoing

All the candidates onstage have endorsed the impeachment inquiry into Trump, which has consumed much

Warren, for example, called for Trump to be impeachment nearly six months ago, while Biden announced

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Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump

stop the invasion, implement an immediate cease-fire and to begin to negotiate with Kurdish forces in Syria

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

Esper said Turkey’s incursion had created unacceptable risk to U.S. forces in northern Syria and “we

the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an ass…

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Fort Worth officer charged with murder, jailed on $200K bond

WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining

the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump

The United States on Monday also called on Turkey to stop the invasion and declare a cease-fire, and Trump

Pence said Trump spoke directly to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who promised not attack the border

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Elizabeth Warren hits Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook in ad: 'Given Donald Trump free rein to lie'

Ryan McCarthy, Army secretary, warns troops bashing Trump Syria withdrawal

Democratic debate: 2020 hopefuls face 'different world' amid Joe Biden questions, Trump impeachment

Elizabeth Warren hits Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook in ad: 'Given Donald Trump free rein to lie'...

Ryan McCarthy, Army secretary, warns troops bashing Trump Syria withdrawal

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Trump: ABC News Airing Fake Syria Bombing Video is a 'Real Disgrace'

Trump: ABC News Airing Fake Syria Bombing Video is a 'Real Disgrace'

They got caught using really gruesome FAKE footage of the Turks bombing in Syria.

They got caught using really gruesome FAKE footage of the Turks bombing in Syria. A real disgrace.

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 15, 2019

“One week since President Trump ordered U.S. forces out of that region, effectively abandoning America

President Donald Trump on Monday evening ripped ABC News for airing a video that purportedly showed a

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Your Tuesday Briefing

Your Tuesday Briefing

Syria, Brexit, Deutsche Bank: Here’s what you need to know.

We’re covering the efforts to undo the chaos in northeastern Syria, the looming tension amid a quirky

Trump, who essentially greenlighted the Turkish operation last week, took a harsher line today, raising

Our latest episode is about the Kurdish forces in Syria. • Here’s today’s Mini Crossword puzzle, and

Syria, Brexit, Deutsche Bank: Here’s what you need to know.

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How Did We Get To This Point In Syria?

How Did We Get To This Point In Syria?

This comes after President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on Turkey in response to its military offensive

in Syria.

They are the largest ethnic minority in Syria.

Last week, President Trump announced he wants U.S. troops out of Syria.

“We were supposed to be in Syria for 30 days, we’ve now been there for 10 years,” said President Trump

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Firefighters let

Firefighters let "very scared" little girl paint their nails after she was in a car crash

President Trump says he will impose new sanctions on Turkey for its assault on Kurds in northern Syria

Press White House reporter Jill Colvin joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss the response from the Trump

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Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army returns to northeast

Faced with unrelenting criticism, Trump said Monday he was putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade

Vice President Mike Pence also said Trump was sending him to the Middle East because the president was

Pence said Trump spoke with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier Monday and called for an immediate

He added that the U.S. is "simply not going to tolerate Turkey's invasion of Syria any longer."

Trump said the roughly 1,000 U.S. troops he ordered out of Syria would remain in the Middle East to prevent

Read full article:: Turkey widens invasion as Syrian army re...→
Senate Dems: Turkey Sanctions Not Enough to Reverse 'ISIS Jailbreak'

Senate Dems: Turkey Sanctions Not Enough to Reverse 'ISIS Jailbreak'

Senate Democratic leaders Monday urged Republicans to support a resolution that asks President Donald Trump

to reverse his decision to pull troops from northern Syria, saying that his call for strict sanctions

Trump on Monday announced new sanctions and restrictions to target officials from Turkey who threaten

the peace, security or stability of Syria, or who commit human rights abuses. 

to reverse his decision to pull troops from northern Syria, saying that his call for strict sanctions

Read full article:: Senate Dems: Turkey Sanctions Not Enough...→
NY Times Source: Turkey May Hold 50 US Nukes 'Hostage'

NY Times Source: Turkey May Hold 50 US Nukes 'Hostage'

As President Donald Trump potentially enacts a maximum economic pressure campaign on Turkey's Syria aggressions

extract the weapons long stored under U.S. control at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, 250 miles from the Syria

As President Donald Trump potentially enacts a maximum economic pressure campaign on Turkey's Syria aggressions

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Trump: U.S. troops to stay in Middle East, prevent ISIS resurgence

Trump: U.S. troops to stay in Middle East, prevent ISIS resurgence

“monitoring the situation” and preventing a “repeat of 2014,” when IS fighters who had organized in Syria

President Donald Trump says the roughly 1,000 U.S. troops he has ordered to leave Syria will remain in

Read full article:: Trump: U.S. troops to stay in Middle Eas...→
Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

Pastor: Turkey targeting Christians

An American pastor released from a Turkish prison thanks to the Trump administration says that Christians

Brunson recounts the Trump administration’s efforts to pry the release of an unknown Christian pastor

Brunson says he has watched the escalation of violence in Turkey and northern Syria against religious

Trump for displaying any warmth toward Mr. Erdgoan.

Reached for comment in the wake of the Turkey’s incursion into northern Syria, Mr.

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Trump’s bid to end ‘forever wars’ undercut by Saudi troop deployment

Trump’s bid to end ‘forever wars’ undercut by Saudi troop deployment

President Trump has stoked his political base by touting the withdrawal of more than 1,000 U.S. troops

from Syria as keeping his 2016 campaign promise to end American involvement in foreign “forever wars

Administration officials say the Saudi deployment does not contradict the Syria withdrawal, but private

You could see it with his push for talks in Afghanistan and now the pullback in Syria.

Trump has basically cornered this lion of Iran, and the lion is not going to sit there peacefully and

Read full article:: Trump’s bid to end ‘forever wars’ underc...→
Who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means: What you need to know

Who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means: What you need to know

But with President Donald Trump pulling American troops out of Syria, those Kurdish forces announced

But last December, after a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trump ordered all

U.S. forces out of Syria.

Their departure, announced after another Trump-Erdogan call on Oct. 6, has allowed Turkish forces and

force of Syrian military defectors and ordinary citizens who were armed and trained by the U.S. until Trump

Read full article:: Who’s fighting in Syria and what the US ...→

The Latest: Pence heads to Mideast as Turkey attacks Kurds

Vice President Mike Pence says he's being dispatched to the Middle East by President Donald Trump as

U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade.

end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria.

U.S. troops pull out of northeast Syria and Turkish forces invade....

end to Turkey's moves against the Kurds in Syria.

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Opinion | Trump Is Making Syria, and the Middle East, More Dangerous

Opinion | Trump Is Making Syria, and the Middle East, More Dangerous

Trump only just approved.

Trump had asked the Turkish government for a cessation of hostilities.

Yet the decision by the Trump administration to quit Syria stands apart because the status quo was entirely

If the Trump administration had wanted to acquiesce to Mr.

Trump hoped to improve relations with Turkey (where two Trump towers license his name, by the way) then

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Trump is repeating key Obama Middle East mistakes

Trump is repeating key Obama Middle East mistakes

Barack Obama and Donald Trump are diametrically opposed figures, representing the categorical rejection

Likewise, Trump outpaced all his 2016 GOP rivals in denouncing our Middle East commitments.

It’d be one thing if we were pulling 50,000 troops out of Syria after years of hard combat; instead,

To throw both the Syria and Iraq interventions together under the rubric of “endless war” is to fail

If Trump wants to be done with Syria, it might not be done with him.

Read full article:: Trump is repeating key Obama Middle East...→
‘A different world’: 2020 Democrats set to spar on altered playing field

‘A different world’: 2020 Democrats set to spar on altered playing field

He expects the impeachment inquiry and the U.S. pullout in Syria to drive part of the discussion Tuesday

Trump should be locked up.

Trump was abusing his Oval Office power to dig up dirt on a political foe.

Trump is afraid of him.

Trump.

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Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkey may have invaded Syria anyway even if Trump kept forces there, Brit Hume says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President

TRUMP AUTHORIZES SANCTIONS AGAINST TURKEY AMID SYRIA INCURSION

returning home, forcibly repatriation refugees, or threatening the peace, security, or stability in Syria

," Trump wrote.

Turkish President Recep Erdogan may have ordered an incursion into Syria whether or not President Trump

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Turkish-led Syrian rebel fighters advancing on flashpoint region of Manbij

Turkish-led Syrian rebel fighters advancing on flashpoint region of Manbij

Trump makes good on threat, announces crippling sanctions on Turkey over its military campaign against

Kurds in Syria; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports.

The flashpoint region of Manbij in northeastern Syria is becoming a battleground for Turkish-led Syrian

Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighters ride on a military truck at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria,

The U.S. has had about 1,000 troops in northeastern Syria allied with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic

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Iran says even Trump admits Middle East wars were the

Iran says even Trump admits Middle East wars were the "worst decision" as the U.S. exits Syria

His remarks came as U.S. troops withdrew from northern Syria, ceding the city of Manbij to Russian forces

Justifying the move, Trump has criticized his predecessors' open-ended, costly commitments in the Middle

"Recently and after Turkey's aggression on northern Syria and the US's turning its back on its Kurd allies

Days after the White House announced a U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria, Trump tweeted Wednesday that

As Trump announced a U.S. pullout of from much of Syria, where his administration had sought to expand

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Trump doubles down on Syria withdrawal as criticism continues

Trump doubles down on Syria withdrawal as criticism continues

President Trump doubled down on his plan to pull remaining U.S. troops out of Syria — a move critics

,” Trump said in a statement on Twitter Monday afternoon.

Let Syria and Assad protect the Kurds and fight Turkey for their own land.

Trump has faced heavy criticism, including from Republican leaders in Congress, since his announcement

President Trump doubled down on his plan to pull remaining U.S. troops out of Syria — a move critics

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Trump scrambles to limit damage, levies new sanctions on Turkey

Trump scrambles to limit damage, levies new sanctions on Turkey

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and

Pence said Trump had been firm with Erdogan on the phone.

“The United States of America simply is not going to tolerate Turkey’s invasion in Syria any further.

said Trump.

at the Tanf base in southern Syria, he said.

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Voters fearful, but don’t blame Trump

Voters fearful, but don’t blame Trump

voters feel like the American way of life is under threat — but the majority don’t blame President Trump

Trump for their heightened state of anxiety.

Trump is reelected.

Trump’s decision to remove U.S. military forces from Syria in particular focus.

Trump when he arrives in Big D later this week.

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U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Turkey over Syria offensive

Turkish troops move further into Syria

Trump Saturday after discussions with the rest of the national security team. Mr.

Trump, Esper said, then ordered a "deliberate withdrawal" of forces from northern Syria.

Trump had directed him to lead a delegation to Turkey to bring the bloodshed to an end.

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary

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A presidential whim condemns American allies

A presidential whim condemns American allies

With only his own “great and unmatched wisdom” as a guide, President Donald Trump has decided to abandon

After a phone call with Turkey’s authoritarian leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Trump announced a pullback

of American troops in Syria, thereby giving the Turks a clear path for an invasion aimed at decimating

Trump’s re-election because the commander-in-chief has betrayed loyal allies who “fought our battles in Syria

President Donald Trump has decided to abandon the Kurdish people who took the brunt of casualties in

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Cop who killed black woman in her home resigns amid outrage

Cop who killed black woman in her home resigns amid outrage

crumbled and old enemies have teamed up after the U.S. began pulling its forces out and Turkey invaded Syria

President Trump said he is "fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey's economy" if necessary

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Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria

Kurds in the U.S. alarmed by Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria

in the U.S. said they feel abandoned after the president decided to pull U.S. forces out of northern Syria

They are grateful to be here but alarmed by the president's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria

She's concerned the Trump administration's more restrictive asylum and refugee policies mean other Kurds

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‘Salute and move on’: Army chief warns troops grumbling over Trump Syria withdrawal

‘Salute and move on’: Army chief warns troops grumbling over Trump Syria withdrawal

criticism from current and former military members over President Trump’s abrupt decision to pull out of Syria

Trump’s Syria policy is causing problems for the Pentagon, which is dealing with a NATO ally in Turkey

Trump’s original pullout order in Syria.

Trump’s move undercut five years of effort by U.S. forces in Syria and “will severely damage American

Marine who served in Syria in 2017-2018 told Foreign Policy.com.

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Humanitarian crisis unfolds as violence escalates in Syria

Humanitarian crisis unfolds as violence escalates in Syria

Dohuk, Iraq — President Trump Monday called for an immediate halt to Turkey's invasion of Syria and is

With rumors swirling that the Syrian regime was about to retake the border crossing between Syria and

With Turkish forces advancing to a crucial highway in northeast Syria, choking off supply and escape

Trump said Monday that U.S. troops being pulled out of Syria will remain in the Middle East to prevent

Trump has blamed the upheaval on Turkey and Turkish President Erdogan.

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Bashar Assad sends Syria troops to aid Kurds against Turkey

Trump made clear that he doesn’t care how the situation shakes out on the ground and has absolutely no

Trump said in a Twitter message.

Trump announced that the U.S. would pull a few dozen special operations forces from key buffer zones

along the Turkey-Syria border.

Trump to rescind an invitation for Mr. Erdogan to visit the White House on Nov. 13.

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The Latest: Pelosi wants to 'overturn' withdrawal from Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the United States and the military withdrawal from northern Syria (all

produce bipartisan legislation to "overturn" President Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria threatens a "strategic

Without mentioning President Donald Trump, the Kentucky Republican used a written statement Monday to

The Latest on the United States and the military withdrawal from northern Syria (all times local):

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Pelosi, Lindsey Graham aiming to ‘overturn’ Trump’s Syria withdrawal, House speaker says

Pelosi, Lindsey Graham aiming to ‘overturn’ Trump’s Syria withdrawal, House speaker says

produce bipartisan legislation to “overturn” President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

The California Democrat says the measure must be stronger than sanctions on Turkey Trump announced Monday

Turkey invaded northern Syria after Trump started pulling U.S. troops from the area.

Trump said Monday he was stopping trade talks with Turkey and boosting its steel tariffs, and would order

produce bipartisan legislation to “overturn” President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

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Turkey Articles - Breitbart

President Donald Trump said he would issue an executive order imposing economic sanctions on Turkey after

President Donald Trump challenged Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Monday for criticizing his foreign

policy moves in Syria.

of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) stated that she hopes President Trump

McSally said, “I’m glad that President Trump took action against ISIS

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Opinion | The U.S. saved Kurds like me in Iraq. Now Trump is indifferent to our slaughter.

Now Trump is indifferent to our slaughter.

The Oct. 6 phone call between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spelled

disaster for Kurds in northern Syria.

Even so, Trump tacitly gave a green light to Erdogan to launch a military invasion against the Kurds,

My fellow Kurds and I are shocked at the indifference of the Trump administration toward its most reliable

myself, watching the footage of Kurdish children being killed, wounded and displaced as a result of Trump

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Mitch McConnell Slams Trump Again on Syria

Mitch McConnell Slams Trump Again on Syria

., again ripped President Donald Trump's decision on Syria on Monday saying that "withdrawing American

— prompting attacks last week by Turkey against the Kurds in northern Syria.

He said that he was "gravely concerned by recent events in Syria and by our nation's apparent response

"Abandoning this fight now and withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria would re-create the very conditions

., again ripped President Donald Trump's decision on Syria on Monday.

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Assad Forces Surge Forward in Syria as U.S. Pulls Back

Assad Forces Surge Forward in Syria as U.S. Pulls Back

Less than a week after Turkey launched an incursion into northern Syria with Mr.

Trump’s assent, President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, considered a war criminal by the United States, has

Trump announced that he would impose sanctions on Turkey, raising tariffs on steel and suspending negotiations

Trump administration officials had long argued that the troops were needed to check the influence of

“This is the end or the beginning of the end of the Kurdish project in Syria,” Mr. Hassan said.

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Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

Trump Details Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Syria Attacking Kurds

In a statement, Trump said that he would increase steel tariffs to 50 percent and threatened to end negotiations

Trump said that he was “perfectly clear” with President Erdogan that he did not approve of the military

offensive against the Kurds in Syria.

Trump confirmed that he would continue to withdraw American troops from northeast Syria, but that they

On Twitter, Trump also endorsed a Kurdish agreement with Syrian leaders for their protection.

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US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible | WTOP

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible | WTOP

began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that Trump had directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin

He did not say Trump ordered troops to leave Syria, but that seemed like the next step in a combat zone

In a series of tweets Monday, Trump defended his gamble that pulling U.S. forces out of Syria would not

However, Trump got quick support from Republican Sen.

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Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

WASHINGTON (AP) - Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed

began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.

battle IS in northern Syria are leaving the country.

In a series of tweets Monday, Trump defended his gamble that pulling U.S. forces out of Syria would not

Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault...

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Robert Reich: Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond | Opinion

Robert Reich: Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond | Opinion

A more likely explanation is that the Trump Towers Istanbul is the Trump Organization's first and only

Back home, Trump wants to protect America's borders from illegal immigration.

Trump's entire foreign policy has been about Trump from the start.

Donald Trump is a xenophobe in public and international mobster in private.

always about Trump.

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Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

Neocons complain, but Trump’s pro-military supporters back withdrawal from Syria

U.S. forces entered Syria under President Obama in 2014 to liberate towns in northeastern Syria.

Trump declared the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate destroyed in February.

Trump ordered the first segment of American troops to leave an area near the Turkish border and later

Gordon, a former Pentagon spokesman and Trump campaign national security adviser.

Buck Sexton, a former CIA analyst and a Trump defender on social media and TV, tweeted his support Monday

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Video: Trump to authorize sanctions on Turkey

Video: Trump to authorize sanctions on Turkey

Fighting continues in Syria after US troops are withdrawn

Trump tweets about fighting in Syria

President Donald Trump tweeted that he would sanction Turkey and that "Never ending wars will end!"

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President Donald Trump announced Monday he plans to sign an executive order imposing new sanctions against

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Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

Who Are the Kurds, and Why Is Turkey Attacking Them in Syria?

We answer 10 key questions about the Turkish invasion of northern Syria.

President Trump has long wanted to withdraw American forces from Syria, saying that the United States

Trump suddenly changed his mind again on Oct. 6 during a phone call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Trump administration has threatened to impose economic sanctions on Turkey for its attacks on the

Kurds, and on Monday President Trump said that he was halting trade negotiations with Turkey and doubling

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