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Trump digs in on 'slowly' withdrawing troops from Syria

Dec 31, 2018 - Politico

President Donald Trump complained Monday that the reaction to his decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria has been unfairly negative, insisting that his administration has fared "far better" in combating Islamic State militants than even he predicted.

Trump announced earlier this month that he would end U.S. military activity in Syria, a move he reportedly announced against the advice of multiple military and national security advisers. The announcement angered many on Capitol Hill, includ...