NYT Laments U.S. Disengagement Even As There Is None

Get out of there and use the troops to help secure our border instead of everybody else’s.

Rigged Game

To call the move of some 2 to 5,000 troops and their supporting civilian contractors from Syria and into new bases in Iraq a “disengagement” from the whole Middle East is obviously bollocks.

Cross-posted from Moon of Alabama

On its frontpage the New York Times delivers an utterly deranged ‘News Analysis’ of the possible end of the illegal occupation of east Syria by the United States military:

As U.S. Exits Syria, Mideast Faces a Post-American Era

When Turkey, Iran and Russia meet to talk about the end of the war in Syria, they do so without the United States.Peace talks to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have been frozen for years, but the long-awaited Trump plan to break the impasse has yet to arrive.

And now, despite conflicting messages about how and when it will happen, the United States is set to withdraw from Syria.

The withdrawal, which the military…

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