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Transcript: Gen. Raymond Thomas on “Face the Nation,” October 20, 2019 | CBS News
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Transcript: Gen. Raymond Thomas on “Face the Nation,” October 20, 2019 | CBS News

Thomas was asked about his stance on the withdrawal of US troops from Syria last Sunday, to which he explained the groundwork set over the past four years to build forces against ISIS. Upon describing the process between having no idea how to approach the terrorist group to partnering with a mixed group of 70,000 members of other forces, Thomas speculates that the partners must have been shocked at how quickly the anti-terrorist efforts came to an end. The general believes that Kurdish troops are being asked to survive to the best of their ability at the moment, but that the issue is more about ISIS than it is about the Turks and Kurds. For a more in-depth understanding of Thomas’s responses, read below.

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