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Tillerson Unveils 'New' US Syria Plan: 'Assad Must Go!'

https://www.buzzfeed.com/johnhudson/...NNB#.pfnk7eaa4

there are about 2000 U.S. GROUND troops in Syria right now. .. that we know of.
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Tillerson says that "the Unites States will remain in Syria" until certain conditions are met.
1. ISIS destroyed
2. Assad gone
3. Refugees return

Tillerson’s admission shows that this is the cancellation of any US military departure from Syria confirms that the Trump foreign policy is no different from that of Hillary Clinton or her former boss, President Obama. Remember that as part of his “thank you” tour, President-elect Trump reiterated promises made by candidate Trump to break with the past:
"“What we should do is focus on ISIS. We should not be focusing on Syria,”

“You’re going to end up in World War III over Syria if we listen to Hillary Clinton."

"We will pursue a new foreign policy that finally learns from the mistakes of the past. We will stop looking to topple regimes and overthrow governments. …In our dealings with other countries we will seek shared interests wherever possible…”

It is clear that he lied, as it is reported that he signed off on this new Syria strategy last month at a meeting of his National Security Council.
Secretary Tillerson said that new elections should be held in Syria and that President Assad should lose:
The United States believes that free and transparent elections … will result in the permanent departure of Assad and his family from power… Assad’s regime is corrupt, and his methods of governance and economic development have increasingly excluded certain ethnic and religious groups… Such oppression cannot persist forever.

Trump during the campaign said he had no problem with Assad because "Assad was fighting Isis" which was and IS true.
It seems like the Washington Chickenhawks, warmongers and moneychangers that have wanted war with Syria's Assad for years have moved Trump into going along with it.

So much for another one of things that I actually agreed with Trump on.
One thing that REALLY DID set him apart from nearly ALL candidates except Ron Paul and Bernie Sanders.


How many people here think we need to have U.S. TROOPS in Syria INDEFINITELY to accomplish Tillerson's goals?
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The US has troops in Syria, and here's what they're doing

By Luis Martinez
Elizabeth McLaughlin

Apr 12, 2017, 1:32 PM ET
The US has troops in Syria, and here's what they're doing - ABC News

more troops have gone in since then.
We've had airforce there for years now.
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When Trump made sense in the debate.



liar.
promise breaker.

There are four times as many U.S. troops in Syria as previously acknowledged by the Pentagon
By Dan Lamothe December 6, 2017
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.0128a7f4fc04

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....There are about 2,000 U.S. troops deployed in Syria, the Pentagon said Wednesday — a number that is four times more than any official figure that U.S. officials have previously acknowledged, and yet still lower than at the height of operations in Syria.

Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, disclosed the number in a gathering with journalists. He said he was doing so as part of a new effort by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to be transparent about how many troops are deployed in harm’s way.

“That’s where we are now,” Manning said. “If a major shift occurs, then we’ll come back out with a new, official number.”...
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