In this Nov. 7, 2018, photo released by the U.S. Army, U.S. soldiers gather for a brief during a combined joint patrol rehearsal in Manbij, Syria. Spc. Zoe Garbarino/U.S. Army via AP hide caption toggle caption Spc. Zoe Garbarino/U.S. Army via AP Opinion Opinion: Leaving Syria Is Far Less Risky Than Staying January 19, 2019 ISIS may not be defeated, but the U.S. is right to withdraw from Syria, argue Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Richard Sokolsky of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.