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The American relationship with the YPG was a direct outgrowth of the greatest blunder of the Obama administration: the effort to reach a strategic accommodation with Iran.
The YPG knew from the beginning that its relationship with Washington was temporary and transactional. It didn’t fight as a favor to the United States. America armed, trained, equipped and funded the YPG.
On December 19, 2018, Trump announced immediate US withdrawal from Syria, over his national security advisers' objections. Mattis had recently said that the US would remain in Syria after ISIL's defeat to ensure it did not regroup. The next day, he submitted his resignation after failing to persuade Trump to reconsider.
The police aren't defending anyone in all this.
Frankly, its significantly more likely the guy just has white skin. Of course, we are now told that automatically means he is racist and white supremacist.
Hey, fair enough if you know the guy personally.
I suspect that you'd paint any white person doing anything unpleasant as "white supremacist" just because you so don't want to believe that this movement is anything but genuine and just. You just can't believe it, so if you see white folks in it, you've bought to kool-aid that they've ruined it for white supremacist reasons.