The declaration follows reports that the U.S. military is planing a complete withdrawal from Syria — reversing its policy as the declining threat of the Islamic State has been supplanted by increasing tensions with other world powers in the region.
We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 19, 2018
Withdrawal of this small American force in Syria would be a huge Obama-like mistake. https://t.co/atsjHUyJlB
— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) December 19, 2018