Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’: U.S. general

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Soldiers surveil the area during a combined joint patrol in Manbij, Syria, November 1, 2018. Picture taken November 1, 2018. Courtesy Zoe Garbarino/U.S. Army/Handout via REUTERS /File Photo

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) – The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday. U.S. Army General Joseph Votel, head of the U.S. Central Command, cautioned […]

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