Whether pulling the remaining U.S. troops from Syria turns out to be a bold and beneficial move or a stupid, harmful one depends on what Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will do.
- Angelo M. Codevilla
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That, in turn, depends in no small part on what constraints he senses from President Trump—as well as from Russia’s Vladimir Putin.
Here, to the best of my understanding, are the circumstances and the possible consequences of the president’s decision to withdraw from Syria.
Erdoğan had been menacing a military attack on the Kurds in Northeast Syria who, working with U.S. troops, are finishing the…