A troop withdrawal would be a sharp reversal of US policy that could leave America’s Kurdish allies at the mercy of Turkish troops. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump orders full withdrawal of US troops from Syria, declaring ‘victory’ over Islamic State and startling Pentagon

  • The Pentagon is said to be working quickly to carry out the unexpected order from US President Donald Trump
  • Withdrawal is a sharp reversal of US policy, leaving Kurdish allies at the mercy or Turkish forces
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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A troop withdrawal would be a sharp reversal of US policy that could leave America’s Kurdish allies at the mercy of Turkish troops. Photo: AFP
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