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Some U.S. Troops May Remain In Northeast Syria To Protect Oil Fields

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Some U.S. Troops May Remain In Northeast Syria To Protect Oil Fields

NPR - Laurel Wamsley

The U.S. may now keep some troops in northeast Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday. It is the latest in a series of consequential pivots that the Trump administration has made in its Syria policy. Esper said the troops are needed to secure oil fields from falling into the hands of …

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