At a rally in Cleveland last week, President Donald Trump said that the US will get out of Syria “very soon.” It is now clear that the 4,000 US troops currently occupying Syria (Washington Post, 10/31/17) will in fact stay in Syria (Independent,
Open-ended occupation. That was and is the goal. Israel and Saudi Arabia demand it, the US will oblige while we taxpayers hand over money to the MIC. Same as it ever was.
Trump is a puppet just like every other US politician. Being a puppet pays well.