Ex-defense secretary calls resurgence of Isis ‘a given’Withdrawal will ‘have an impact’ on Kurds’ ability to fight IsisThe former defense secretary James Mattis has said Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal of US troops from the Syria-Turkey border has led to “disarray” in the war-torn territory, increasing the chances of a resurgence of Islamic State militants. Related: Betrayal on the border: Kurds fear future as Turkish assault intensifies Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/12/james-mattis-trump-syria-disarray
Author : Martin Pengelly
Publish date : 2019-10-12 21:24:41
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