Strikes On U.S. Troops Show The Need To Withdraw From Iraq And Syria

Reason:

Last week’s attacks show how a continued U.S. troop presence in the Middle East invites danger. Americans and Iran-linked groups have exchanged many attacks in recent years, especially after former President Donald Trump ordered the January 2020 assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. Last week’s skirmishes are the latest installment. According to the Associated Press, the drones shot down near the Baghdad airport were decorated with the words “Soleimani’s revenge” and “revenge operations for our leaders.”

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