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U.S. Weighs Leaving More Troops, Sending Battle Tanks to Syria

The White House is considering options for leaving about 500 U.S. troops in northeast Syria and for sending dozens of battle tanks and other equipment, officials said Thursday, the latest in an array of scenarios following President Trump’s decision this month to remove all troops there.

Friday, October 25, 2019
The Wall Street Journal
Topics: 
Trump Administration
Foreign Policy
Military / Pentagon
Syria
Author Info: Nancy Youssef, Gordon Lubold
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The White House is considering options for leaving about 500 U.S. troops in northeast Syria and for sending dozens of battle tanks and other equipment, officials said Thursday, the latest in an array of scenarios following President Trump’s decision this month to remove all troops there.
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