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Stories with subject: Troop withdrawals
  • US: Patriot pullout from Turkey reflects weaker Syria 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 4:35 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. decided to pull its Patriot missile defense force out of Turkey mainly because it sees a declining Syrian military threat, including a depleted stockpile of Scud missiles capable of striking Turkish territory, the Pentagon said Monday.

  • US to withdraw Patriot missile system from Turkey 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 11:13 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - The United States is withdrawing its Patriot missile system deployed near Turkey's border with Syria when its mandate expires in October.