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originally posted by: dashen
Trump says he's pulling out of Syria. Lindsey Graham jumps ship and starts bashing him on Fox news this morning
.....January 20, 2019,,,,,,It is unclear what change Lindsey Graham, a single senator going against the wishes of the majority of his own party, is going to do about any of this. It is interesting, however, that Graham managed to spend such a short time in Turkey and managed to become a Turkish nationalist. Senator Graham’s views may not reflect that of the nation but they do reflect those of the military industrial complex which includes many of the donors to Graham’s own ‘Security is Strength’ PAC. These opinions may be unpopular among the general public but Graham is truly speaking for who runs this country – defense contractors.
A certain outspoken pro regime change interventionist and neocon hawk from South Carolina must have heard that the war in Syria is winding down.
Naturally, he popped up in Northern Syria early this week, where he made a surprise visit to Manbij (near government-held Aleppo) to declare before cameras that a premature US troop withdrawal would be "terrible". In a video of the brief trip which also included Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Graham is shown speaking with local US-backed forces, assuring them he would tell President Trump that it's “important we stay here and help you, you are friends of the US and if we leave it will be terrible, I will tell the story of Manbij to my colleagues, it is a place of hope in a region that needs hope."
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