The withdrawal of US troops in Syria will have an impact on the battlefield and well beyond, with wide-ranging geopolitical ramifications. Among the most alarmed at a US pullout will be Kurdish fighters who form the backbone of the Syrian Democratic Forces, an opposition force that has seized about a quarter of the country with Washington’s backing. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed this week to “remove” the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, which he sees as linked to the Kurdish Workers’ Party, or PKK, the force that has waged an insurgency inside Turkey since 1984.
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Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack Monday on shock plans for an immediate pullout of US troops from Syria, but said his drive to end American involvement in wars made him a Bolton Alongside Netanyahu: U.S. Syria Pullout Will Assure Israel's Security . Netanyahu stresses importance of the world recognizing Israel's claim to the Golan Heights alongside Trump's national security adviser Turkey is massing troops near a town in northern held by a U.S.-backed and Kurdish-led force, a war monitor said, as Turkish media reported Sunday new reinforcements crossing the borders. Tags: turkey, beefs, military, presence, CBS Correspondent Warns ISIS ‘Will Last month, President Donald Trump proudly declared victory over the Islamic State militant group in his decision to pull U.S. troops out of . President Trump ed Twitter Sunday night to spell out his plans for a pull-out in .