President Donald Trump has reportedly agreed to new objectives that will keep American troops on the ground in Syria indefinitely to ensure Iranian forces are driven out of the country and to maintain pressure on the Islamic State.
“If it’s a slaughter, the world is going to get very, very angry and the United States is going to get very angry, too.” President Trump
As Bashar al-Assad and Russia are prepared to attack Idlib even though there are up to 3 million civilians with nowhere to go.
“This is going to be far more catastrophic than anything we witnessed so far” in the Syrian conflict, Mona Yaoubian, an expert on Syria at the U.S. Institute of Peace, told me. She said the large numbers of civilians and the fact that there’s nowhere for them to go makes the impending fighting a particular risk for civilians. “I think by all accounts, the regime is going to stop at nothing to take this territory back,” she said. “And so we expect a particularly brutal onslaught on the part of the Syrian regime backed by the Russians” Defense One reports.
I hope our brothers and sisters in uniform stay safe and stay eyes down range, we cannot forget about American Soldiers deployed. God Speed
Chris “Badger” Thomas is a Veteran who served our country as an Army Combat Medic.