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Pentagon chief says US troops leaving Syria for western Iraq

23 days ago   |   By ABC News

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under the current plan all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq, and that the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group to prevent a resurgence in that country
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Defense chief: U.S. troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq

Defense chief: U.S. troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq

23 days ago   |   By Politico

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT - Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under current plans all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group to prevent its resurgence. Speaking to reporters traveling with him to the Middle East, Esper did not rule out the idea that U.S. forces would conduct counterterrorism missions from Iraq into Syria. But he said those details will be worked out over time. His comments were the first to specifically lay out where American troops will go as they leave Syria and...
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U.S. troops leaving Syria for western Iraq, Defense chief Esper says

23 days ago   |   By NBC News

U.S. forces have been pulling out of northern Syria amid growing chaos after Turkey invaded the region earlier this month.
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