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Trump defends Syria move, doesn't want US troops in Mideast

 

October 9, 2019



WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp bipartisan criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, saying he is focused on the "BIG PICTURE" that does not include American involvement in "stupid endless wars" in the Middle East.

"Fighting between various groups that has been going on for hundreds of years. USA should never have been in Middle East," Trump said in a series of morning tweets. "The stupid endless wars, for us, are ending!"

Turkey launched its offensive Wednesday, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announcing on hi...



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