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How Bolton's plan for Syria withdrawal contradicts Trump

Clip: 01/07/2019 | 5m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

National Security Advisor John Bolton announced conditions for when U.S. troops could leave Syria. The requirements seemed to contradict President Trump’s declaration that the U.S. would withdraw immediately, a decision that prompted the resignation of former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. Nick Schifrin joins Amna Nawaz to discuss whether U.S. goals and strategy on Syria are aligning.

Aired: 01/07/19

Rating: NR

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