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BEIRUT | US ally in Syria says pullout will aid IS, cause instability

BEIRUT— The United States‘ main ally in Syria on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that Islamic State militants have been defeated and warned that the withdrawal of American troops would lead to a resurgence of the extremist group. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said in a statement that a premature U.S. troop pullout would … Continue reading BEIRUT | US ally in Syria says pullout will aid IS, cause instability

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi in Brussels on the sidelines of the NATO Summit.  The Secretary reaffirmed U.S. support for the Iraqi people and our common … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi