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Democratic lawmakers issue letter criticizing troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria

Updated Oct 9, 2019 at 4:53 PM EST

A group of Democratic House members issued an open letter to President Trump saying that his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria in advance of a Turkish military operation puts U.S. allies in danger and jeopardizes U.S. counterterrorism efforts in the region. 

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A group of Democratic House members issued an open letter to President Trump saying that his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern Syria in advance of a Turkish military operation puts U.S. allies in danger and jeopardizes U.S. counterterrorism efforts in the region.