if Donald Trump is being blamed for making many weird decisions, there is one thing that he and his followers always notes: He keeps what he promises.
and that is Exactly what the us president once again made, as he in the night local time declared that he considered the Islamic State as defeated, and that the UNITED states therefore withdraws its troops out of Syria.
A withdrawal, as he is already in the election campaign in 2016, argued. And now it is a reality. An official in The White House has, according to the AFP confirmed that all the troops are headed home from the konflikthærgede country.
But the decision by u.s. president awakens far from unconditional support.
Thus says, among other things, the republican senator Lindsey Graham, which is normally backs up about Trump, he is 'caught off guard' over the decision, which he called 'a disaster ' under construction'.
The biggest winners in the here is the is and Iran, he says, according to news agency AP.
He says that he himself a short time ago was in Syria, and that Islamic State is far from beaten.
republican Marco Rubio shakes his head at the decision, which he calls 'a serious mistake with far-reaching consequences' and 'yet another example that the UNITED states is not a reliable partner'.
Marco Rubio was among the Trumps challengers in the primary election for the presidency in 2016. He is appalled by Trumps latest decision. Photo: AP
the Decision to pull the troops out of Syria have created concern for the future of the situation in the country.
the UNITED states has provisionally backed kurdish forces in northern Syria, which is now being left alone, and now fear for their safety, since it is estimated that there still are thousands of the ICE-warriors back in the country, while it also fears that Turkish forces can now look to attack the kurds when they are no longer supported by one of Turkey's allies.
Kori Schake, deputy director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, writes on the website theatlantic.com that the UNITED states'other allies now should be concerned for, whether one can count on american support.
'the Governments of Iraq and Afghanistan should be very, very worried. For if Syria can be written off so easily, and to fight any declared won, so what is the argument to continue to support Iraq, where the ICE cream is beaten even more?,' she writes in a post titled 'Trump just destroyed the one thing he did better than Obama'.
The american flag will soon no longer be visible in Syria. Photo: AP
According to the AP lets the Trumps decision not only to surprise the congressmen and experts. His own experience was apparently also not prepared for the announcement.
So could the us department of defense did not provide any details on when and how quickly, the soldiers will be pulled out of Syria, and at the same time the decision in sharp contrast to several announcements from the minister of defense of Jim Mattis, who stressed how important it is to be in Syria to ensure stability in the region.
And for only a little over a week ago, said Brett McGurk, who is special envoy in connection with the UNITED states'mission against the Islamic State, that the UNITED states will be in Syria long to be absolutely sure that the caliphate is wiped out.
- No one declares the mission accomplished. To defeat a physical caliphate is one stage in a much longer campaign, said he 11. december.
Trump himself has not said how he thinks that the security in Syria should be maintained after the withdrawal.
From the government reads it, however, that you will continue to fight the Islamic State the world over, and that it is a possibility that you will return to Syria, if deemed necessary.
Already on Wednesday told u.s. media that about 2000 american soldiers were on the way home.