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The United States is preparing for “full” and “quick” recall from Syria

The decision, which would be a reversal of previously stated American policy, was made by President Donald Trump, who long signaled his wish to come out of Syria, appointed official.While the United States continues to maintain troops in Iraq capable of launching strikes to Syria, a US landing force would meet a major target for Syria, Iran and Russia and risk reducing the US influence in the region.The United States has about 2,000 troops on land in the country, where they primarily train local forces to fight ISIS. The US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic forces have had new success to the terrorist group and are able to capture the last major city held by ISIS east of the Euphrates.Calculations vary depending on how many ISIS soldiers are left in Syria. In the city of Hajin, the last redoubt of the terrorist group, the coalition considered that approximately 2,000 ISIS warriors were present. But a director-general of the Ministry of Defense let the number of ISIS members in Syria and Iraq up to 30,000. The United States has forces in Iraq, ready to launch attacks in Syria if necessary. In recent weeks, the US led coalition battle ISIS has carried out hundreds of air and artillery attacks against ISIS in Syria. Some of these strikes were launched from nearby Iraq, where the United States has over 5,000 soldiers. Hundreds of American troops have also trained local forces at At Tanf in southern Syria, where Russian-supported pro-regime forces try to abolish US…

The decision, which would be a reversal of previously stated American policy, was made by President Donald Trump, who long signaled his wish to come out of Syria, appointed official.

While the United States continues to maintain troops in Iraq capable of launching strikes to Syria, a US landing force would meet a major target for Syria, Iran and Russia and risk reducing the US influence in the region.

The United States has about 2,000 troops on land in the country, where they primarily train local forces to fight ISIS. The US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic forces have had new success to the terrorist group and are able to capture the last major city held by ISIS east of the Euphrates.

Calculations vary depending on how many ISIS soldiers are left in Syria. In the city of Hajin, the last redoubt of the terrorist group, the coalition considered that approximately 2,000 ISIS warriors were present. But a director-general of the Ministry of Defense let the number of ISIS members in Syria and Iraq up to 30,000.

The United States has forces in Iraq, ready to launch attacks in Syria if necessary. In recent weeks, the US led coalition battle ISIS has carried out hundreds of air and artillery attacks against ISIS in Syria. Some of these strikes were launched from nearby Iraq, where the United States has over 5,000 soldiers. Hundreds of American troops have also trained local forces at At Tanf in southern Syria, where Russian-supported pro-regime forces try to abolish US presence.

The US leadership recently denied changes in US presence in Syria.

“All reports that indicate a change in the United States position with respect” to the United States military presence in Syria “is fake and designed for such confusion and chaos,” said the coalition in a statement earlier this month.

Avg. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Common Managers of Staff, said this month that the United States needed to train thousands of local warriors to ensure a lasting defeat of the terrorist group.

US forces have recently been directed by Defense Secretary James Mattis to establish observation posts along the Syrian-Turkish border as part of an attempt to reduce tensions between Turkey and America’s Kurdish allies in the fight against ISIS.

News about the planned revocation was reported earlier by The Wall Street Journal.

CNN’s Devan Cole contributed to this report.

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