Syria

FILE - In this file picture taken on Thursday, March 29, 2018, a fighter, second from right, of U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council stands next to U.S. humvee at a U.S. troop's outpost on a road leading to the tense front line between Syrian Manbij Military Council fighters and Turkish-backed fighters, at Halawanji village, north of Manbij, Syria.    A spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 that the process of withdrawal in Syria has begun, declining to comment on specific timetables or movements. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

Leaving Syria now could cost US intelligence source

Jason Campbell, a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation, said on Federal Drive with Tom Temin that leaving Syria could have detrimental consequences.

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Mattis’ permanent replacement likely to face close scrutiny

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After criticism, Trump pushes out Mattis sooner than planned

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In this Oct. 27, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Ill. Eager to focus voters on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections, Trump on Oct. 29 escalated his threats against a migrant caravan trudging slowly toward the U.S. border as the Pentagon prepared to deploy thousands of U.S. troops to support the border patrol. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

US troops deployed at the border limited in what they can do

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Foreign Affairs push into the Trump administration

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Thayer leads USAID team bringing food assistance to Syrian refugees

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Crisis in the Middle East

Middle East expert Eric Thompson will give us an update on the political uprisings in Syria and Egypt.
August 23, 2013

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Chavez and Assad

The U.S. is watching Damascus very carefully today. Syrian President Bashar al Assad is hosting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Chavez has made no secret…

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