Michael Doran and
Michael A. Reynolds
Oct. 8, 2019 7:08 pm ET
President Trump’s critics see his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northern Syria as the product of a dangerous impulsiveness that ignores strategic realities. They argue that it betrays the People’s Protection Units, or YPG, the Kurdish force that helped the U.S. defeat Islamic State, while rewarding a dangerous autocrat, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. But it is Mr. Trump’s critics who disregard reality.
Cliffs Notes: Not Our CIrcus, Not Our Monkeys [Post edited by RAM Texas at 10/09/2019 1:43PM]