[Marxism] [UCE] What lies behind Trump's troop withdrawal from Syria and what it means

C. G. Estabrook galliher at illinois.edu
Thu Dec 20 20:16:16 MST 2018


Whom the gods would destroy, they first drive mad. 

Be careful, John. The madness is showing.


> On Dec 20, 2018, at 4:35 PM, John Reimann via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
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> The main reason for his withdrawal is that he got his marching orders from
> his paymaster, Putin. As I had predicted last night on Facebook, these
> orders apparently came through Erdogan, with whom he'd been on the phone
> just a couple of days earlier. This decision not only means a new stage in
> Syria, it threatens to force an all-out war by the mainstream of the US
> capitalist class against Trump, who has shown once again that he is Putin's
> agent. Even his closest foreign policy advisors - Bolton and Pompeo - are
> adamantly against this withdrawal. Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi is hinting at
> raising Trump's links with and dependence on the Russian oligarchy.
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> For international working class solidarity instead of relying on ANY
> capitalist/imperialist force be it the US, Russia, or any other!
> Read full article here:
> https://oaklandsocialist.com/2018/12/20/trump-withdraws-troops-from-syria-what-does-it-mean/
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