As I currently understand things...
The Kurds did most (some say, 95%) of the fighting against ISIS, and the US troops were there mostly to protect the Kurds from annihilation at Turkish hand.
Once Pres Trump thought ISIS had been beaten, he saw no further use for the Kurds. So, he thought, why waste US troops on their protection?
In December 2018 when Pres Trump had floated the idea of pulling out of Syria, then Sec of State, fmr General Mattis was so aghast with the concept that he resigned. (another adult in the room leaves the White House?)
Now Republican Senators, a.k.a. those whose support Pres Trump needs due to the impeachment proceedings, are starting to remind Pres Trump just how bad of an idea it is to withdraw from Syria. (to little, too late?)
However, having said all that, I have a rather significant concern with what is going on...
For a person, trust is earned over the course of months to years. For a country, it is over the course of years to decades. But in both cases, trust is lost in a flash.
What is Pres Trump doing to the trust earned by the United States over the years?
How long will it take to earn back that trust?
If the United States finds