JERUSALEM | Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe

7Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

JERUSALEM  —Jan 07, 2019— Jan 07, 2019—U.S. troops will not leave northeastern Syria until Islamic State militants are defeated and American-allied Kurdish fighters are protected, a top White House aide said Sunday, signaling a pause to a withdrawal abruptly announced last month and initially expected to be completed within weeks.

While U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said there is now no timetable, President Donald Trump reaffirmed his commitment to withdrawing U.S.

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