PressTV-Most Americans support US troop withdrawal from Syria

A majority of Americans have expressed support for pulling the US troops out of Syria, according to a recent poll.

According to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll published by The Hill on Saturday, the majority of the participants in the survey supported US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and reduce the country’s military presence in Afghanistan.

Trump announced that he had decided to withdraw the approximately 2,000 US troops in Syria, and cut in half the roughly 14,000 US forces in Afghanistan.

Poll results showed that 52% of respondents said they backed the withdrawals from Syria and Afghanistan.

By contrast, 48 percent said they oppose the troop withdrawals and reductions, the poll found.

The announcement of the US troop withdrawal was followed by the resignation of Defense Secretary James Mattis and Brett McGurk, the US special envoy to the so-called anti-Daesh coalition in Syria and…

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