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How Bolton's plan for Syria withdrawal contradicts Trump

Clip: 01/07/2019 | 5m 48s

National Security Advisor John Bolton announced conditions for when U.S. troops could leave Syria. The requirements seemed to contradict President Trump’s declaration that the U.S. would withdraw immediately, a decision that prompted the resignation of former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. Nick Schifrin joins Amna Nawaz to discuss whether U.S. goals and strategy on Syria are aligning.

Aired: 01/07/19

Rating: NR

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