Over 500 troops to remain in Syria: Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley

In a preview of his first interview since assuming the post, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley sits down with "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz.
1:05 | 11/10/19

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President trump said he won and the 1000 Americans. Out. Of Syria. But since then work staying in the south him. Staying in the east with. Some of our service members guarding those oil fields. If I do my math and I look at the new. Troops going in of those going out it could be more than 700. Who Rami. Well I they'll be less and thousand. For sure and in probably a 500 to show frame. Maybe six. But it's and that it's in that. Area the one -- going to specific numbers because we're still going to the analysis right. How important is it to keep an American presence in Syria there are still ice is fighters in the region. And unless. Pressures maintain and less attention is maintained on. On that group than there's a very real possibility the conditions could be set for re emergence of vices the footprint over small. But the objective will remain the same in during the few devices.

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