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Trump plan to save Syria’s oil is shaping up to be a public relations dumpster fire

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  • President Donald Trump’s decision to commit US troops and armored vehicles to guard Syrian oil fields in late October took congressional leaders and military officials by surprise, perhaps even more so than his abrupt withdrawal of US forces from the region in the weeks prior.
  • In his reasoning, the president publicly admitted that the primary purpose of deploying additional troops was to protect the Syrian oil reserves — which compounds the already complicated problems in the region, according to White House advisers, lawmakers, and law professors.
  • “Telegraphing to the world that your only interest in the Middle East is protecting oil is read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com