Former top US general in Middle East slams Trump’s Syria decision

Ryan Browne of CNN –

The former top American general overseeing operations in the Middle East lambasted President Donald Trump’s decision to pull US troops away from the Syrian-Turkish border in the face of an imminent Turkish military offensive against America’s Syrian Kurdish allies.

“The abrupt policy decision to seemingly abandon our Kurdish partners could not come at a worse time. The decision was made without consulting US allies or senior US military leadership and threatens to affect future partnerships at precisely the time we need them most,” retired Gen. Joseph Votel, who led US Central Command from March 2016 to March 2019, wrote in an opinion piece in The Atlantic.

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Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Know as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
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