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Why Republicans bucked Trump on Afghanistan and Syria

Podcast, Episode 138

In a rare move, the White House released this image Thursday of President Trump receiving his daily intelligence briefing from the heads of several U.S. intel services. (White House photo via Twitter)
In a rare move, the White House released this image Thursday of President Trump receiving his daily intelligence briefing from the heads of several U.S. intel services. (White House photo via Twitter)

CQ senior defense writer John M. Donnelly and Michael Rubin, a former Middle East adviser in the George W. Bush administration who’s now a resident scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, discuss the implications of President Donald Trump’s moves to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan and Syria and the Republican-led backlash in Congress. 

 

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