Survey on the Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Syria
By Imad Coulibaly
President Trump announces the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria
President Trump affirms that the Islamic State has been defeated, therefore the U.S will be removing its armed forces from Syria. A decision not shared by the majority of states involved in the war- notably France and the United Kingdom- who qualify Trump’s decision as premature and risky.
Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Syria, 19/12/2018
Does the decision ameliorate the stability of the international system as a whole or does it lead to greater instability and increased tension?
+ 3Strong increase in international stability
+ 2Moderate increase in international stability
+ 1Slight increase in international stability
0No change in international stability
- 1Slight decrease in international stability
- 2Moderate decrease in international stability
- 3Strong decrease in international stability
Is the decision durable and are there the necessary resources to maintain it over an extended period of time?
Final-year multilingual undergraduate in International Law with Globalisation at the University of Birmingham. Interested in the domain of International Law and International Relations, more specifically in Peace, Security and Good Governance. Committed to increased political participation and stronger institutions on the African continent as well as increased liaison between Europe and Africa in topics of security, migration and development.