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Moscow will examine abandoned US bases to improve their understanding of western operations, enabling them to develop future countermeasures.
Veterans who served alongside the Kurds say Trump set a dangerous precedent abandoning American allies
Veterans who served alongside the Kurds discuss the future of American foreign relations, as Turkish President Erdoğan visits the White House
Turkey’s president gave Trump back a wild, threatening letter warning him against being ‘a fool’ and ‘the devil’ in Syri...
The letter from October warned Recep Tayyip Erdogan against military intervention in northern Syria. It was so unusual that many thought it was fake.
The Kurds were indispensable in crushing ISIS and taking out Baghdadi. In return, Trump abandoned them and barely thanked them for their help.
The US was able to neutralize the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi because of the intelligence community, Syrian Kurds, and US presence in Syria.
The CIA got key information for the raid on al-Baghdadi’s ISIS compound after a wife of the leader and a courier were arrested
The agency worked with Iraqi and Kurdish intelligence officials to narrow down the leader's exact location and place local spies.
Trump thanks Russia and other nations for helping with the US mission to kill ISIS leader al-Baghdadi
President Donald Trump thanked the Russian government among others for aiding US Special Forces in an operation that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Trump tries to spin his disastrous Syria retreat into a big success, says he showed ‘vision’ and ‘courage’
President Donald Trump on Wednesday portrayed his Syria retreat as a big win, despite the calamitous consequences of his decision.
Trump says he’s bringing US troops home from ‘endless wars,’ but he’s actually building up forces in the Middle East
In recent months, Trump has deployed approximately 14,000 additional troops to the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran.
Putin and Erdogan agreed to a ‘historic’ deal to consolidate power in Syria and humble Kurdish forces. Here are the winners and losers.
Here are the winners and losers from the agreement reached Tuesday, and what it means for the region's future as it tries to rebuild.