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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s unveiling of the U.S. administration’s long-awaited Syria strategy last week has been met with a chorus of criticism. The litany of expressed concerns about maintaining a limited U.S. military and diplomatic presence in northern Syria run the full range of the political spectrum. Those on the left believe that it will prove to be a “slippery slope” towards another open-ended military engagement in the Middle East, while others on the right maintain that the current U.S. footprint is inadequate for achieving the stated U.S. objectives of preventing the resurgence of ISIS and curtailing Iran.

 

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