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Trump’s Tweets on Troop Withdrawals Unnerve Pentagon

NYTimes.com Thursday, 15 October 2020
The president’s demands to draw down forces in Afghanistan, Somalia and Syria seek to fulfill a campaign promise. But officials warn rapid troop reductions could bolster adversaries.
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