Children gather around a U.S. tactical vehicle during an independent, coordinated patrol with Turkish military forces along the demarcation line outside Manbij, Syria, July 14, 2018. The U.S. and Turkey began these patrols to help reinforce the safety and security in the region after the elimination of ISIS. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy R. Koster)
Want to move ahead with Iran? Get out of Iraq and Syria

Much of the reason for being in these two countries has been to keep a check on Tehran. It’s been counterproductive to say the least.

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