Veterans who served alongside the Kurds say Trump set dangerous precedent by abandoning these allies

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  • President Donald Trump's decision to pull US troops out of northern Syria was met with an uproar from lawmakers, citizens, and veterans alike.
  • Three veterans who served alongside the Kurds condemned the president's decision. They told told Business Insider that it sets a precedent of distrust for countries who are looking to make future alliances with the United States.
  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited White House to meet with Trump on November 13, to further discuss the conflict at the Syrian border.
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President Donald Trump's decision to pull roughly 1,000 United States troops out of northern Syria in October was met with an uproar from lawmakers, citizens, and veterans alike.

Three veterans who served alongside the Kurds condemned the president's decision. They told told Business Insider that it sets a precedent of distrust for countries who are looking to make future alliances with the United States.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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