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Trump Interrupts Twitter Meltdown to Announce Baffling New Syria Policy

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The president threatened to “devastate” a key regional ally if it takes advantage of the vacuum he's leaving in Syria-then went back to insulting “Pocahontas” on Twitter.
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Trump Threatens Turkey With ‘Economic Devastation' If Ankara Attacks Syrian Kurds

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President Donald Trump has threatened Turkey with economic reprisals if the country attacks Syrian Kurds following the U.S.'s military withdrawal.
American forces have for over four years been fighting alongside Kurdish militia against ISIS in the north of Syria. Turkey regards the Kurdish People's Protection Units as a threat, due to the militia's alleged ties with the Kurdistan Workers' Party , which has for decades been in armed conflict with the Turkish state.
Trump shocked many people in December when he suddenly announced the imminent withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, but few...
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Trump Threatens Ally With 'Economic Devastation'

Trump Threatens Ally With 'Economic Devastation'

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The "long overdue" American withdrawal from Syria has begun, President Trump said in a tweet Sunday before casually threatening to destroy the economy of a NATO ally. Trump said the US will hit ISIS hard from an "existing nearby base" if it tries to rebuild its caliphate-and will "devastate...
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The vice president neglected to speak out against the racist line when given the opportunity in a recent interview. Read more ...

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