President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US forces from northeast Syria has pushed formerly US-allied Kurdish forces into the arms of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia.
Trump is apparently not concerned that the Kurds, who bore the brunt of the US-led campaign against ISIS, are now looking to Moscow instead of Washington.
Trump on Monday said anyone, including Russia and China, who wants to protect the Kurds in Syria is “good” with him.
The president tweeted: “Anyone who wants to assist Syria in protecting the Kurds is good with me, whether it is Russia, China, or Napoleon Bonaparte. I hope they all do great, we are 7,000 miles away!”
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President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from northeast Syria has handed a big victory to Moscow — and he’s apparently fine with that.
Trump on Monday said anyone, including Russia and China, who wants to protect the…