- Ex-defense secretary calls resurgence of Isis ‘a given’
- Withdrawal will ‘have an impact’ on Kurds’ ability to fight Isis
The former defense secretary James Mattis has said Donald Trump’s abrupt withdrawal of US troops from the Syria-Turkey border has led to “disarray” in the war-torn territory, increasing the chances of a resurgence of Islamic State militants.
Source: The Guardian
James Mattis says Trump's troop pullout has led to 'disarray' in Syria