Fox News: Pentagon planners scramble to produce strategy following sudden withdrawal of US troops from Northern Syria
Category: News & PoliticsVia: krishna • last year • 8 comments
Pentagon planners scramble to produce strategy following sudden withdrawal of US troops from Northern Syria.
A senior U.S. military officer, still actively serving, described the mood at the Pentagon as 'aghast' and 'horrified'. National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports.
I spoke this morning to one seasoned Pentagon planner who oversaw the last five years of the war to destroy ISIS.This senior military officer still actively serving described the mood here at the Pentagon as "aghast", "horrified", a story that can't be untold.
He went on to say that U.S. strategy all over the world is based on partnership, now the narrative is the U.S. military is only your friend when it is convenient.
We don't know what to do this high level Pentagon planner told me moments ago adding "We know what not to do and for the past two years this building told senior leaders in the White House not to do this".
I spoke to one U.S. soldier on the ground yesterday who described the feeling of shame he and the other American forces feel abandoning their Kurdish partners . . .