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WorldWithdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general

04:55  11 february  2019
04:55  11 february  2019 Source:   reuters.com

ISIS: Top US general disagrees with Trump over Syria troop pullout

ISIS: Top US general disagrees with Trump over Syria troop pullout The US commander who has been leading the war against ISIS says he disagreed with Donald Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria and warned that the terror group was far from defeated, in a stark public break with the President. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Joseph Votel, the top American general in the Middle East, also said that the US-backed forces on the ground in Syria were not ready to handle the threat of ISIS on their own.

ABOARD A U . S . MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U . S . commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday. U . S . Army General

The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U . S Army/Handout via REUTERS /File Photo. U . S . Army General Joseph Votel, head of the U . S . Central Command, cautioned that the exact timing would

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general © Reuters/AARON P. BERNSTEIN U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, commander of the U.S. Central Command, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday.

U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, head of the U.S. military's Central Command, also said he believed troop levels in Iraq would remain broadly steady, adding: "We don't want to keep people on the ground that we don't need and (who) don't have a valid mission."

(Reporting by Phil Stewart; Editing by Daniel Wallis)

Top US general says defeat in Syria wouldn't 'mean the end' for ISIS.
As the assault to retake ISIS's last enclave of territory in Syria continues, the top US general overseeing the fight against the terror group warned Monday that if the terror group loses that fight it "doesn't mean the end of the organization." require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); "Liberation of the terrain that ISIS holds is important, it's an important objective for us to take that away from them. But it doesn't mean the end of the organization," Gen.

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