U.S. Military Preparing for a Full Withdrawal of Its Forces From Syria – WSJ

WASHINGTON—The U.S. military is preparing a rapid withdrawal of its forces from Syria, administration officials said Wednesday, a move that marks an abrupt reversal of America’s strategy in the Middle East.As America’s four-year-old military campaign against Islamic State draws to a close, President Trump has ordered a speedy exit for about 2,000 American forces in Syria that one U.S. official said could unfold over the next 30 days. American officials began informing partners in northeastern Syria on Wednesday of their plans, according to people briefed on the planning.“The Pentagon has an order to move troops out of Syria as quickly as possible,” the U.S. official said.

Source: U.S. Military Preparing for a Full Withdrawal of Its Forces From Syria – WSJ

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