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U.S. troop withdrawal would bring ‘bloodshed,’ Afghan official Omar Daudzai says

An abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan would bring “bloodshed,” according to an Afghanistan official. Head of the High Peace Council of Afghanistan, Omar Daudzai, told CNN in an interview, “if it happened today in a matter [...]

Live Briefing: Brexit Vote: Parliament to Decide on E.U. Withdrawal Plan

For Britain, the big vote is finally here. After two and a half years of negotiation, argument, predictions and posturing, Parliament will finally decide on Tuesday on a bill that dictates the terms of Britain’s departure from the [...]

U.S. Begins Syria Withdrawal, Amid Uncertainty Over Strategy

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The United States has started withdrawing its troops from Syria, an American military spokesman said on Friday, further muddling the Trump administration’s plans for disengagement from one of the Middle East’s [...]

John Bolton says U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria on ‘conditions’

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, said Sunday that the U.S. military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group, and on Turkey assuring [...]

American Withdrawal From Syria Shakes Up the Middle East

Some analysts played down the threat as a bluff, or a cry for attention, saying that if the Islamic State prisoners were freed they could sooner be expected to turn on the Kurds than thank them. But a report by the Syrian Observatory [...]

Winners and Losers in Trump’s Planned Troop Withdrawal From Syria

President Trump’s decision this week to withdraw all American troops from Syria within 30 days risks leaving United States’ allies in the long-running war weakened while strengthening rivals backed by Iran and Russia. American troops [...]

Defending Syria Withdrawal, Trump Says U.S. Should Not Be ‘Policeman of the Middle East’

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday defended his plan to withdraw American troops from Syria against mounting criticism from Republicans and Democrats and concerns from his military and diplomatic advisers who were caught off [...]

‘Donald’s Right’: Putin Welcomes U.S. Withdrawal From Syria

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Thursday welcomed President Trump’s announcement of a withdrawal of American troops from Syria, calling it “the right decision.” Mr. Trump said on Wednesday that he was ordering the [...]

Trump defends surprise Syria withdrawal despite withering GOP criticism

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday morning that the withdrawal from Syria would keep the U.S. from becoming mired in another long-term conflict in the Middle East. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Republicans rip Trump’s surprise Syria withdrawal in meeting with Pence

Sen. Lindsey Graham told Vice President Mike Pence that he was “personally offended” to read about the Syria decision in the news rather than hearing from the president or his aides. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Share on [...]