Skip to comments.Ex-NATO commander: Allies wondering if Trump was blackmailed to pull troops out of Syria
Posted on 12/24/2018 5:48:48 PM PST by McGruff
A former commander of NATO said allies of the U.S. are asking whether President Trump was blackmailed by Turkey to pull U.S. military forces out of Syria.
In a CNN segment Monday, Wesley Clark, a retired Army general and former Democratic presidential candidate, said there was no apparent strategic logic for the move that critics view as an abdication to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
"You have to ask why was the decision made?" Clarke said on Christmas Eve. "People around the world are asking this and some of our friends and allies in the Middle East are asking, did Erdogan blackmail the president? Was there a payoff or something? Why would a guy make a decision like this? Because all the recommendations were against it. And it looked like all the facts were against it, too."
"We're not quite finished with we're not taking a lot of casualties over there," he added. "The Kurds have been reliable allies. Why do this right now?"
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No such thing as journalism anymore. We just publish any inane garbage that pops into our empty little heads.
Seems we’ll never flush all this .... down the toilet.
About President Trump, this is 100% true.
What could they blackmail him with that isn’t already out (made up or otherwise)? He likes to pee on Russian beds that Obama slept in? That was the best they had, and it went downhill from there. The Kavanuagh hearings haven’t particularly helped the credibility of these anal pores.
“Wesley Clark, a retired Army general and former Democratic presidential candidate,”
The reporter left off worthless a$$hole and traitor to our country!
Weasel Clark, lol.
Another pea from the McTurd pod....
Weasel-y Clark alert.
Gee these commie loons really really LOVE war don’t they..nothing makes them happier than seeing US troops slaughtered in foreign sh*tholes..as long as its not THEIR family members being killed
Allies who contribute basically no troops or money to NATO are second guessing the only country that makes NATO function?
Wesley Clark tried to kick-start WW3. It only failed because his troops didn’t attack the Russians in Yugoslavia and is irate about it to this day.
Commie News Network and Weasley Clark are birds of a feather...Revolting.
Given Wesley Clark’s proximity to the Clintons, he should be on the list of interviewees for the uranium 1 investigation.
Yeah right. The same Weasely Clark who wanted to start WW3? Is every stupid Dummycrat now a “potential Dem 2020 candidate”?
They love wars where there is nothing for the US to actually gain by.
Wesley Clark, a RETARDED Army general and former Democratic presidential candidate,
Was he the one who almost got a was started with Russia?
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