BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday to discuss his recent talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the current situation in northern Syria.

Just spoke to President @RTErdogan of Turkey. He told me there was minor sniper and mortar fire that was quickly eliminated. He very much wants the ceasefire, or pause, to work. Likewise, the Kurds want it, and the ultimate solution, to happen. Too bad there wasn’t…..”

The U.S. President then claimed that America had secured Syria’s oil and the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) fighters in the region.

“…..this thinking years ago. Instead, it was always held together with very weak bandaids, & in an artificial manner. There is good will on both sides & a really good chance for success. The U.S. has secured the Oil, & the ISIS Fighters are double secured by Kurds & Turkey….”

Trump then bizarrely tweeted “DEFEAT TERRORISM!” as a response to Erdogan’s statement about wanting to bring peace to Syria by defeating the ‘terrorists’ on its border.

The U.S. President has recently faced heavy scrutiny from both Republicans and Democrats over his decision to withdraw American troops from the Turkish border.

Trump defended this move by saying that the Kurds and Turks had already been at war for 200 years and that America had completed its task against ISIS.

 

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Peter Wallace
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A plan was mooted by Cheney and others around 1999 that the US gain control of the worlds oil so they could control the world by who was allowed or not allowed access to it. He became vice President in 2001 to further push this objective through wars . Is it a surprise that Trump talks of ” WE control the oil fields ” .. Yet so called US intelligence officers who supposedly specialise in the ME say ” what oil ” . I wonder if they were the ones helping ISIS sell all that oil too Turkey . The… Read more »

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He probably meant Al-Omar and the like, further south. US garrisons have not budged from these, go figure why. Make no mistake, the core of their interests will be kept under protection. It’s going to be cat & mouse from now on though, since their options to smuggle/sell it have dramatically decreased considering the abysmal loss of otherwise useful territory and global strategic depth once boasted by the SDF. This will lead to some sort of agreement as well between Damascus and increasingly pragmatic Kurds who took a very hard and unforgiving reality check right in the face pretty much… Read more »

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We all know why, they’re a bunch of thieves only interested in the resureses, just like in North Korea and Venezuela. Why are they still in Afghanistan? To protect the poppy fields!

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With the massive opioid problem in the US needing 220 million prescriptions and growing where else are they going to get cheap access too “assist in secret wars” Besides despite having said they have won in Afghanistan the Taliban are much stronger and control more than they did several years ago so they can’t leave until they get that winning feeling like Viet Nam. Do please note that I was not in favor of the Taliban BEFORE those Twin Towers , cough cough . burnt to the ground.

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Lived in NYC during 9/11. I still don’t believe the explanation about Tower 7 that wasn’t hit.

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That Tower 7 was probably the biggest catalyst to my beginning to not accept everything as told is the truth. To search why on everything.. To think perhaps America is not what I believed it was. It certainly made me think about the Twin Towers in a new light..

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Nestor Arapa

Erdogan es el mas peligroso de los terroristas de la región y simplemente se burla de Trump.

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Stern Daler

The oil war was about the oil and the US have secured the oil so that neither the Sultan, nor the Kurds nor the Syrians can steel the US oil in Syria. God bless America.:P

p.s. get the irony.

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Master of Irony Stern, we know you around indeed quite well for that 😀

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If Oil is so d**n important to control the world then why take it from Syria? Go to Saudi Arabia and take over!

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Agreed, SA is the mother load for oil. Syria’s oil is barely enough for that own country’s consumption.

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secure or steal?

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At duptong, the words are synonymous in official US statements. 🙁

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Jaroslav Belicka

Deep state of USA including president Trump just can not do any better but steal somebody else’s resources.