...White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller summed up the president’s view during a Thursday night appearance with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.
“This president got elected to get our foreign policy back on the right track after years of being adrift,” Miller said. “One foreign policy blunder after another in Iraq and Afghanistan and Libya hasn’t worked out for our national interest.”
“And let’s talk about Syria,” he added. “Let’s talk about the fact — ISIS is the enemy of Russia. ISIS is the enemy of Assad. ISIS is the enemy of Turkey. Are we supposed to stay in Syria for generation after generation, spilling American blood to fight the enemies of all those countries? Wolf, when did the American people sign up to be in every war in every place in every side of every conflict all over planet earth?”...
NPR found some general who claims to have 'advised' Trump in the past and who was clearly opposed to Trump's decision. The discussion presented no compelling reason for remaining there, except the general's claim that 'we are giving the eastern half of Syria to Iran.'
Really, general? And with 2,200 US troops we could prevent Iran's army from taking over that piece of desert? Please!! Explain how that works!!