U.S. military announces start of Syria troop withdrawal
The U.S. military said Friday that it has begun withdrawing from Syria, initiating a drawdown that has blindsided allies and is likely to spark a scramble for control of the areas that American troops will leave.
U.S. forces have "begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria," read a statement from the U.S.-led coalition. "Out of concern for operational security, we will not discuss specific timelines, locations or troop movements."
Defense Department officials said t...