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An F-15E dropping a bomb.

Trump’s hasty exit forced US troops to bomb their own base in ‘an extreme worst-case scenario’

A spokesperson for the US counter-ISIS mission said that the procedure was pre-planned, and reduced the base's military usefulness.
President Donald Trump speaks with ABC TV reporter Jonathan Karl during a joint news conference with Italy's President Sergio Mattarella in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 16, 2019.

Trump praised Erdogan for a cease-fire in Syria that Turkey says is ‘not a cease-fire’

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during a news conference said, "This is not a cease-fire."
President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office.

‘It’s utterly pathetic’: Democratic lawmakers are flabbergasted by Trump’s ‘tough guy’ letter to Turkey

"I don't even know where to start," Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts said to Insider. "It's utterly pathetic."
Nancy Pelosi speaks across from President Donald Trump in the White House Cabinet Room in a meeting about Syria on Wednesday.

Trump’s ‘meltdown’ meeting with Nancy Pelosi reportedly went off the rails when she called him out for helping Putin in Syria

They met to discuss Trump's withdrawal of US troops from Syria, but it led to Pelosi walking out and each accusing the other of having a "meltdown."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's new cover photo on Twitter.

Nancy Pelosi took a photo that Trump tweeted to accuse her of having a ‘meltdown’ and made it her cover photo

The photo was taken at a meeting after the House voted to condemn the US withdrawal from Syria. Pelosi also said the president had a "meltdown."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump have given wildly different characterizations of a memo documenting Trump's call with the Ukrainian President

Trump went on a Twitter rant with photos, accusing Nancy Pelosi of being ‘unhinged’ after she said he had a ‘meltdown’ in a me...

Trump tweeted photos of a meeting with Democratic leaders, captioning a photo of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer with "Do you think they like me?"

Trump reportedly called Jim Mattis the ‘world’s most overrated general’ in a chaotic meeting on Syria

President Donald Trump reportedly claimed he had "captured" ISIS and did so faster than what his defense secretary had predicted.
An F-15 fighter and Apache helicopters defended a US position in Syria until American forces could leave.

US troops bombed their own anti-ISIS headquarters as Turkey-backed fighters closed in during Trump’s hasty retreat

After Turkish forces fired on US positions on Friday, Turkish-backed forces advanced on the anti-ISIS base in Syria.

Trump wrote a letter warning Erdogan not to be a ‘tough guy’ over Syria, telling him history will look upon him ‘forever as the devi...

Trump also said in the aggressive letter to Turkish President Erdogan he didn't want to be "responsible for destroying the Turkish economy."
Sen. Chris Murphy speaks as Sen. John Cornyn and President Donald Trump listen during a bipartisan meeting with members of Congress to discuss school and community safety in the wake of the Florida school shootings at the White House in Washington, on February 28, 2018.

A top senator says Trump’s Syria retreat and the Ukraine scandal may have damaged America’s credibility forever

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy said President Trump's Syria retreat may have permanently undermined US credibility in the Middle East and beyond.