Telegraphing Our Plans Makes Things Worse

We will now have no chance of leaving Syria because telegraphing our intended departure has escalated matters.

Did we not learn this with Barack Obama? He would announce a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan and the…

You would think, given Donald Trump's reticence on this matter with Barack Obama, he would have kept his mouth shut about wanting out of Syria. And, if not him directly, those who reported it. The President should have known something this big would leak.