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President Trump's plan for the Turkish-Syrian border contradicts recommendations from top officials in the Pentagon and the State Department. In this 2017 photo, a U.S. officer from the coalition against ISIS speaks with a fighter from the Kurdish People's Protection Units at the site of Turkish airstrikes near the northeastern Syrian Kurdish town of Derik. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Trump Envoy: Syria Withdrawal Is 'Haphazard' And 'Almost Unprecedented'

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Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy to the coalition fighting the Islamic State, announced his resignation days after Secretary of Defense James Mattis also resigned. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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