The Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff is saying less than one thousand U.S. troops will remain in Syria to keep the pressure on ISIS. During a Sunday interview, General Mark Milley estimated about 500 to 600 troops are expected to stay in Syria, but did not confirm any other specifics.
Syrian Democratic Forces
The Pentagon is rejecting allegations the U.S. is seeking to exploit oilfields in Syria. The Defense Department said all revenue from U.S. controlled oilfields in Syria goes to the Syrian Democratic Forces — not the United States.
The Kurdish forces in Syria have accused Turkey of using prohibited weapons in the war-torn country. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said Wednesday that Turkey used internationally banned chemical weapons on at least 30 civilians in Syria.