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Trump Agrees To Slow Syria Withdrawal 

January 02 2019


President Donald Trump has agreed to slow the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria, reports the New York Times.

Trump has backed away from his initial order for a speedy withdrawal within 30 days, instead giving the military about four months, officials told the newspaper on Monday. 

The president discussed the decision with commanders during a recent surprise trip to Iraq and Syria.

Military planners said they would need about four months to pull forces from the region with time to...

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