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Trump says U.S. will keep hundreds of troops in Syria

Clip: 02/23/2019 | 4m 9s Video has closed captioning.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday that a few hundred American troops may stay in Syria as a stabilizing force after the majority of U.S. forces withdraw. Still, American allies fear that ISIS will have the capability to create a powerful insurgency as U.S. presence in Syria recedes. Nick Schifrin talks to Judy Woodruff about President Trump's new plan and the reaction to it.

Aired: 02/23/19

Rating: NR

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