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U.S. troops 'embarrassed' by Trump's Syria plan, Kurdish commander says

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U.S. troops 'embarrassed' by Trump's Syria plan, Kurdish commander says

KOBANE, Syria — American military leaders are "constantly apologizing" for President Donald Trump's Syria withdrawal plan, according to the commander who oversees a force of 65,000 U.S.-backed fighters that's battling the Islamic State.

“It was a joint war, but they left us in the middle of the road,” said Gen. Mazlum Kobane, who is in charge of the coalition of militias known as the Syrian Democratic Forces.

U.S. troops and Kurdish-led fighters were "brothers in arms" as partners on the ground in the war against ISIS in Syria, he added.

But Trump’s announcement that he was withdrawing all U.S. troops from the country immediately has left the Kurds feeling abandoned. The president tweeted on Dec. 19 that the U.S. had “defeated ISIS in Syria,” adding that was the “only reason” to have troops on the ground there.

On Wednesday, ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Manbij that killed 19, including four Americans.

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So far there is neither confirmation nor denial of the alleged report that Mr. Trump's response was that the troops should

"STFU and soldier. I'M the Commander-in-Chief and if they don't like it they should go back to where they came from - buncha pathetic losers - if they're so smart why ain't they rich like I am? Besides when I said what they said I said I didn't say it.".​
 

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With the exception of the stupid people, the entire US is embarrassed by Trump.
 

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From NBC News

U.S. troops 'embarrassed' by Trump's Syria plan, Kurdish commander says

KOBANE, Syria — American military leaders are "constantly apologizing" for President Donald Trump's Syria withdrawal plan, according to the commander who oversees a force of 65,000 U.S.-backed fighters that's battling the Islamic State.

“It was a joint war, but they left us in the middle of the road,” said Gen. Mazlum Kobane, who is in charge of the coalition of militias known as the Syrian Democratic Forces.

U.S. troops and Kurdish-led fighters were "brothers in arms" as partners on the ground in the war against ISIS in Syria, he added.

But Trump’s announcement that he was withdrawing all U.S. troops from the country immediately has left the Kurds feeling abandoned. The president tweeted on Dec. 19 that the U.S. had “defeated ISIS in Syria,” adding that was the “only reason” to have troops on the ground there.

On Wednesday, ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Manbij that killed 19, including four Americans.

COMMENT:-

So far there is neither confirmation nor denial of the alleged report that Mr. Trump's response was that the troops should

"STFU and soldier. I'M the Commander-in-Chief and if they don't like it they should go back to where they came from - buncha pathetic losers - if they're so smart why ain't they rich like I am? Besides when I said what they said I said I didn't say it.".​

Hey, you are getting good at that hate Trump media speak. Maybe NBC has a job for you.
 

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With the exception of the stupid people, the entire US is embarrassed by Trump.

Now I have difficulty fathoming a reason we are or have ever been in Syria. Uninvited. Occupiers. Invaders. Weapons. Finding. Allied with Saudi Arabia, the home of terrorists and their supporters. For those simple reasons, I think pulling out of Syria is Trump's best executive decision to date. Perhaps he read some intelligence reports and found out the false flag gas attacks attributed to Assad were the clandestine CIA/MI6 supported White Helmets. The arms being captured from ISIS are mostly from the USA and does that trigger and synapses?
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Hey, you are getting good at that hate Trump media speak. Maybe NBC has a job for you.

And you're getting even better at ignoring the point to attack whomever criticised your Dear Leader.
 

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Now I have difficulty fathoming a reason we are or have ever been in Syria. Uninvited. Occupiers. Invaders. Weapons. Finding. Allied with Saudi Arabia, the home of terrorists and their supporters. For those simple reasons, I think pulling out of Syria is Trump's best executive decision to date. Perhaps he read some intelligence reports and found out the false flag gas attacks attributed to Assad were the clandestine CIA/MI6 supported White Helmets. The arms being captured from ISIS are mostly from the USA and does that trigger and synapses?
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At least among the really dumb excuses for Trump's stupidity, this one is original.
 

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Now I have difficulty fathoming a reason we are or have ever been in Syria. Uninvited. Occupiers. Invaders. Weapons. Finding. Allied with Saudi Arabia, the home of terrorists and their supporters. For those simple reasons, I think pulling out of Syria is Trump's best executive decision to date. Perhaps he read some intelligence reports and found out the false flag gas attacks attributed to Assad were the clandestine CIA/MI6 supported White Helmets. The arms being captured from ISIS are mostly from the USA and does that trigger and synapses?
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You were making sense until the bolded... Then you lapsed into the standard CT speak and lies.

Now you have relief workers gassing civilians?
 

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With the exception of the stupid people, the entire US is embarrassed by Trump.

I wouldn't go that far, but I might agree with you if you inserted "effectively" between "the" and "stupid".
 
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