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No More ‘Fighting ISIS?’ US To Stay In Syria To Prevent ‘Win’ For Assad and Iran – Report

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 Sky Cat    1,535

No More ‘Fighting ISIS?’ US To Stay In Syria To Prevent ‘Win’ For Assad and Iran – Report

The US plans to keep its troops in Syria long after the defeat of ISIS – the goal used to justify their illegal presence in the first place – because the Syrian government and its ally Iran would “win” if they were withdrawn, the Washington Post reported.

The Trump administration is “expanding its goals” in Syria to include a “potentially open-ended commitment” to support the Kurd-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing several anonymous US officials. The change comes as the defeat of the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorist group in Syria seems imminent.

Washington has been justifying its deployment of ground troops in Syria, which violates the embattled nation’s sovereignty, by citing the need to fight IS. US Defense Secretary James Mattis last week went so far as to erroneously claim that the US had been given a mandate to be in Syria, stating: “You know, the UN said that … basically we can go after ISIS. And we're there to take them out.”

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https://www.rt.com/news/410735-american-troops-stay-syria/
 

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 Ukshep    20,216
18 minutes ago, Sky Cat said:

The US plans to keep its troops in Syria long after the defeat of ISIS – the goal used to justify their illegal presence in the first place – because the Syrian government and its ally Iran would “win” if they were withdrawn, the Washington Post reported.

Yeah.... that's not going to work... But we know they'll keep trying to do something... anything!

 

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 Ric278    324
1 hour ago, Sky Cat said:

The US plans to keep its troops in Syria long after the defeat of ISIS

What could possibly go wrong?

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 Ukshep    20,216
17 minutes ago, Ric278 said:

What could possibly go wrong?

What good could possibly come from it? also a good question!

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 Lucy Barnable    5,054
4 hours ago, Ukshep said:

What good could possibly come from it? also a good question!

It's all for the Greater Israel... um, I mean the greater good.

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 Cinnamon    23,143
7 hours ago, Sky Cat said:

US Defense Secretary James Mattis last week went so far as to erroneously claim that the US had been given a mandate to be in Syria, stating: “You know, the UN said that … basically we can go after ISIS. And we're there to take them out.”

So, now we're the U.N.s lil b*tch.  When it's convenient, I guess. 

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 Ukshep    20,216
3 minutes ago, Cinnamon said:

So, now we're the U.N.s lil b*tch.  When it's convenient, I guess. 

Israel's lil b*tch too. Don't forget that!

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