The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of a U.S. Pullout From Syria
Apr 4, 2018 | 21:37 GMT
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- President Donald Trump is pushing for a withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria, citing the considerable resources the United States has expended in the Middle East.
- A U.S. pullout from Syria could pave the way for an improvement in relations with Turkey and Russia.
- A withdrawal could also damage U.S. credibility, hamper the fight against the Islamic State and weaken Washington's ability to pressure Iran.