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Esper confirms Trump ordered larger withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria

Esper confirms Trump ordered larger withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed Sunday that President Trump has ordered a larger withdrawal of U.S. forces from northeastern Syria than was previously indicated. Esper  during an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation” said the U.S. has  withdrawn about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria since an initial  smaller withdrawal of troops. Trump made the decision to increase the withdrawal amid reports that  Turkey will expand its offensive “farther…

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