BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:50 A.M.) – The United Kingdom has withdrawn its troops from the coalition-operated al-Tanf base in Syria’s southwestern desert and de facto ended all military assistance hitherto provided to Free Syrian Army (FSA) affiliated mercenaries in the region.

Just like US military personnel who were also part of the so-called “moderate opposition” training program in southern Syria, British special forces troops operated from a coalition base established at the town of al-Tanf near Syria’s border with Iraq.

Virtually all of the FSA fighters who were part of the Pentagon-vetted training program had, in previous years, fought pro-government forces in Syria’s Deir Ezzor region alongside the Al-Qaeda-linked Jahbat al-Nusra terrorist group.

According to the UK-based Daily Telegraph news group, the British wind-down of support to FSA militants began in June of this year when at least 20 special forces troops were confirmed to have withdrawn from the al-Tanf base.

As of very recently, the remainder of the British contingent at al-Tanf has departed taking with them any further UK support for FSA militants in southern Syria.

The coalition-backed militants at al-Tanf have proved themselves almost entirely more interested in fighting against forces led by the Syrian government in southern Syria rather than fighting ISIS, which was meant to be their official purpose as Western proxies in the region.

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Red Tick Alert
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The US = Billy no mates.

Excellent news – get any troops back and send them to London, Birmingham and in fact all major cities to eliminate the true enemy that are inside our borders.

bl4ckhawk
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Good news to hear that the army will now take down the Terrorist tory government

Malkiel
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They should return home in plastic bags.

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F.O retard; the Brits have done nothing in Syria because we diagreed with the Yanks.

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Yeah, that’s why they were in Al Tanf, right?

bl4ckhawk
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The british have supported and funded Al Qaeda terrorists and white helmets ..they are the terrorists with isra el and have lost the war…the disgrace of the world…Let the war crimes trials begin

Malkiel
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Sure, they did nothing. They just trained jihadists. -) In a foreign country, no one is invited, 3500 km from GB.

SCan
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RTA, I understand your comment (as an English citizen), but I think you lost your mind here.

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where are UK’s 7000 moderates to use as canon fodder?

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The houses of parliament.

Balkan
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Red Tick Alert – The coalition-backed militants at al-Tanf have proved themselves almost entirely more interested in fighting against forces led by the Syrian government in southern Syria rather than fighting ISIS, which was meant to be their official purpose as Western proxies in the region.

Its not like they were on holiday in Syria. Those British soldiers trained islamist for years there, so the plastic bag comment is something normal!

Same as their fathers in the US, who game 5 bil to train “moderate rebels” – how mutch MR they ware in the end? 5 or 50? HAHAHAHA TERORIST SUPPORTERS

Colin
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The rats are going home.

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they know the hurt and shame coming soon will be unbearable, good go home and take the filthy yanks with you

Jay Chen
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It’s a shame that US-UK fabricated something called Moderate rebels , cheat everybody including policymakers themselves, with a hidden agenda based on ideology of “Democracy,Human rights” to justify their stupid behavior. The dream to create a “Democracy“ Caliphate has no difference from ISIS which is trying to enforce their own view to others. It create huge ciaos in the region, huge wave of refuge, polarized their domestic politics. Today, the caliphate believers still tell lies about brutal dictator kill “HIS OWN” people to make themselves feel so good that they are fighting evil. They are worst than criminal that they… Read more »