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Syrian Kurds Turn To Russia For Support After U.S. Military Withdrawal

The United States has completed its military pullback in northeastern Syria, though about 600 troops remain in the rest of the country.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Peter Galbraith, former US ambassador and longtime informal adviser to the Kurds, about what the U.S. withdrawal from the region has meant for the Syrian Kurds.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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