US Withdrawal From Syria Causes Concern of Conflict Escalation

US Withdrawal From Syria Causes Concern of Conflict Escalation

(VOA News) – Analysts say the withdrawal of U.S. troops will lead to a shift in the balance of power in northeastern Syria. U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday the United States has achieved its goal of defeating Islamic State in Syria and U.S. troops have begun pulling out.

But some analysts say the terrorists have not been wiped out from the war-torn country and that the U.S. withdrawal could entice them to come out of the woodwork. VOA’s Zlatica Hoke reports.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.