Trump’s Withdrawal from Syria: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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Tziarras, Zenonas (2019) Trump’s Withdrawal from Syria: Should I Stay or Should I Go?, Turkey Institute.

​Provided that American forces will eventually withdraw, Trump’s strategy, no matter how ambitious or theoretically promising it is, runs a serious risk, not unlike the one that the US faced in Iraq. In the absence of a solid negotiation strategy and vision regarding the outcome of the Syrian conflict, it is possible that the American withdrawal will cost the US much of its regional influence by making way to Russia and even more so to Iran.

https://www.turkeyinstitute.org.uk/commentary/trumps-withdrawal-from-syria-should-i-stay-or-should-i-go/

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Zenonas Tziarras

Zenonas Tziarras

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