PBS NewsHour

The consequences of withdrawing US troops from Syria

Clip: 01/13/2019 | 5m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

Nearly eight years into Syria's civil war, President Trump’s announcement that he would withdraw U.S. troops from the region has many worried about far-reaching repercussions, as Syria and its allies, along with the Kurds and a remaining international coalition, volley for control of the territory and resources. Associated Press reporter Sarah El Deeb joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

Aired: 01/13/19

Rating: NR

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