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Letter to the editor: Trump’s Syria decision

In his op-ed “In betrayal of Kurds, Trump was winging it — again” (Oct. 21, TribLIVE), Jonah Goldberg writes about his displeasure with President Trump pulling troops from Syria. He explains that on three other occasions, Trump’s predecessors had taken advice or out and out followed the advice of government agencies or pundits on choosing an action.

Let’s see: The bombing of Iraq. No WMDs. The Bay of Pigs. Pulled out at last minute. Gulf of Tonkin. Straight-out lie to involve the United States in Vietnam police action for years.

I am thinking he has argued for the president making a decision not dipped in greed, twisted facts or political bias. Let’s see what develops.

Thomas Haugh


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