PressTV-Britain copycatting US on Syria pullout: Analyst

An American political analyst believes that Britain’s decision to withdraw some of its air forces from Syria is in line with a similar move in the United States, where President Donald Trump has been pushing for a total pullout of US military forces from the Arab country.

James Jatras, a former US Senate foreign policy analyst, told Press TV in an interview on Wednesday that the UK is totally dependent on the US when it comes to the military strategy.

“It (UK) really is totally dependent on the United States with any kind of substantial military operation and it looks like where we are leading they are not going to stick around,” said Jatras.

‘Just a shadow’ of an imperial superpower

The expert said Britain has become “just a shadow” of what it was in the old times as an imperial military superpower, saying the decision to pull out British fighter jets from Syria, where they have been contributing to an “illegal” military operation…

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