Trump's foolish decision to leave Syria

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Author(s) Chicago Tribune editorial board
Source Chicago Tribune
Date December 20, 2018
Quotes-start.png These days Islamic State has about 1 percent of its former territory, but the group’s poisonous ideology remains intact, as does a vacuum of power in war-torn Syria. Cancers of all types can recur: Bashar Assad is still the barbarous leader of Syria, while Russia and Iran are still playing destabilizing games. This is no time to up and leave. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position United States is right to withdraw its troops on the topic Syrian civil war.