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Pentagon has 'no intent' to deploy troops to Syria-Turkey border amid ongoing clashes


Added 02-26-20 03:35:02pm EST - “The Pentagon's primary goal in eastern Syria remains a counter-ISIS mission, the U.S.' top uniformed military officer said Wednesday, as clashes along the border between Turkey and Syria rage on.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Pentagon has ‘no intent’ to deploy troops to Syria-Turkey border amid ongoing clashes”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Pentagon’s primary goal in eastern Syria remains a counter-ISIS mission, the U.S.’ top uniformed military officer said Wednesday, as clashes along the border between Turkey and Syria rage on.

In an appearance before the House Armed Services Committee, Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said, “There’s no intent nor plans to reengage in the Syria-Turkish war nor put troops back on the Syrian-Turkish border,” four months after President Trump pulled all American troops from the border.

The move cleared the way for a Turkish military offensive that Ankara said was designed to wipe out terrorist forces.

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The four-star reiterated that while the tangible components of the Islamic State — otherwise known as ISIS — have been destroyed, the organization remains operational.

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