Susan Rice: Pulling U.S. Troops From Northern Syria Is "Bat**** Crazy"

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  • Published: 08 October 2019
  • Former National Security Advisor Ambassador Susan Rice, who has a new memoir, 'Tough Love,' believes Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. Troops from northern Syria is a dangerous betrayal to Kurdish allies who have been fighting ISIS on America's behalf. #Colbert #LSSC #Interviews

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  • Goodwins all access Media service provider

    This decision is TRUMP DOING PUTINS RUSSIA A FAVOUR MOST LIKELY FOR PROFIT

    • Mike Johnson
      Mike Johnson  5 hours back

      Remember everybody, it’s this piece of shit, Rice, and Obama and Hillary that got the US into this mess.

      • Roger Làfreniere
        Roger Làfreniere  6 hours back

        when did america murder inc. declare war on syria, before they unleashed their psychotic mercenary head choppers or after, if not what the fuck is murder inc doing in syria, no doubt padding its war crimes and crimes against humanity..

        • Armando Sanchez
          Armando Sanchez  10 hours back

          Trump is removing troops from Syria for Putin....

          • Mike Hughes
            Mike Hughes  11 hours back

            Major arms deal with turkey

            • Maria Von Borstel
              Maria Von Borstel  17 hours back

              We are not safe with Trump. He does not care about terrorism attacks.

              • ali schmidt
                ali schmidt  19 hours back

                For all the ignorant drinking koolaid fools. You dont even know what the Americans and Kurds and Turks and Islamic state were all doing. American and allied forces have been fighting along side the Kurds for a few years now. ..our Special forces have been right there with the Peshmerga Kurdish special forces.... Americans went there to train them and then as things went on ended up fighting right beside them.. The Kurds knew we could not stay forever and in fact are being forced out... it is the Sharia fanatic Erdogan that said ...we will not fire on kurds or us and her allies as you withdrawal your troops. ...That was the deal. ..however no one was given enough time to move. The Russian went in and started bombing the Kurds immediately. .Erdogan knows every square inch of our military bases. But he has betrayed his own people .. as well as the Americans who helped him when ISIS WAS ON THEIR MARCH TO SLAUGHTER .EVERYONE. THE AMERICAN FORCES STAYED THERE TO HELP BUT WERE FORCED OUT. SO we trained these guys to fight and they are damn good soldiers. .I want our troops home too!!!! I have special interest that's been gone way too long. ....

                • MR IT409
                  MR IT409  19 hours back

                  I thought Dems were in favor of getting out of war zones ...Obama in Iraq (dumb ass)

                  • ali schmidt
                    ali schmidt  19 hours back

                    Oh Susan you are overreacting we all know this is no BIG DEAL ..its all because of the video on YOUTUBE YA KNOW ABOUT THE BIG BAD WOLF!!! NOTHING TO SEE HERE FOLKS MOVE ALONG!!!

                    • Max Hess
                      Max Hess  20 hours back

                      "Trump equates himself with the state" - Susan Rice
                      "L'etat c'est moi" - Louis XIV
                      Rice identifies the key issue here better than anyone else.

                      • Pam M
                        Pam M  23 hours back

                        And by the way...the middle east theology will never change. We need to let them settle their differences. We will never stop the slaughter that Islam curses every country it controls. Obummer did nothing to make America safer. Remember the "video" and Bengahzi. She needs to go live a different life.

                        • Pam M
                          Pam M  23 hours back

                          Susan Rice, your corruption in the Obummer adm. Where do I begin?😟

                          • PIANOPHUNGUY
                            PIANOPHUNGUY  23 hours back

                            Pull the nuclear bombs out of Turkey.

                            • PIANOPHUNGUY
                              PIANOPHUNGUY  23 hours back

                              The democrats are the new hawks. US troops out of the middle east and central Asia.

                              • John Kiangani
                                John Kiangani  24 hours back

                                Olivia Pope is that you?

                                • WW
                                  WW  1 days back

                                  oh my god she is going to be in so much trouble with the barr durham report she was deep state and you lot give the crook air time you are really scraping the bottom of the barrell its only 50 solders why do we have to leave them there obama started isis why not ask her about that

                                  • Vette Vegas
                                    Vette Vegas  1 days back

                                    War Mongers....because it's not HER or HIS kids (US Troops).

                                    • Adarsh Kurup
                                      Adarsh Kurup  1 days back

                                      Is it possible that this is the only way out Trump got to hide an even bigger scandal?
                                      Maybe somebody has leverage over him if he didn't take this extreme step?
                                      Because despite all he says and does, for some reason I don't think he likes seeing people killed. He wasn't too enthusiastic about working with John Bolton to drop bombs that would kill a lot of people.

                                      • wilb6657
                                        wilb6657  1 days back

                                        Here is a video with Putin discussing the Syrian situation from a Russian perspective. I encourage anyone who is interested in a nuanced, and expansive view of the Syrian conflict, to watch it. It always helps to hear both sides:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKxZ45sBsmU&t=1s

                                        • Hover-Fly
                                          Hover-Fly  1 days back

                                          They are quite literally fighting for their existence and and Donald Judas Trump has a hissy fit, a moment of petulance and f**ks them over. Nice guy.

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                                            She is a war criminal

                                            • Kapt'n Pee
                                              Kapt'n Pee  1 days back

                                              *THE FACT OF THE MATTER, ONE WHICH AMERICAN MEDIA LIKE CNN DO NOT MENTION ODDLY IS THAT THE USA MILITARY IS IN SYRIA ILLEGALLY!*
                                              Like it or not but Syria IS A SOVERIGN NATION, The Syrian government asked both Russian and Iranian forces, the Syrian government clearly stated THAT THEY DID NOT GIVE PERMISSION FOR AMERICAN FORCES TO ENTER SYRIA, America ignored the Syrian government and out forces inside Syria, WHICH IS AN ILLEGAL ACT UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW, AMERICAS ACTIONS IN SYRIA UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW IS TECHNICALLY AN ILLEGAL DECLARATION OF WAR, AND AMERICANS ARE THUS NOT OROTECTED FROM COMMITING WAR CRIMES, ONE WHICH THE RUSSIANS HAVE MADE WASHINGTON AWARE OF. ALSO SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE AMERICAS ACTIONS COULD SEE USA CITIZENS BEING HELD TO ACCOUNT AT THE HAGUE,

                                              the Syrian conflict was a INTERNAL CIVIL WAR, and so ANY NATION OR STATE THAT IS OUTSIDE OF SYRIA OR DOES NOT BORDER WITH SYRIA is not permitted under international law to enter the conflict unlike requested by the states affected.

                                              *AMERICA SHOULD BEVER HAVE BEEN IN SYRIA, TRUTH IS AMERICA HAS GOT TO GET COMPLETELY OUT OF THE MIDDLE EAST, That region was been unstable for thousands of years, NOTHING WILL COME GOOD OUT OYT AMERICA BEING IN THE MIDDLE EAST. Also the so called poor Kurdish allies CNN talks about are nothing more than ACTUAL TERROR GROUPS that has been terrorising both turkey and syria for centuries, just like the the Sunni Muslim Turk's and Saudis have been doing to them for centuries too!! NO ONE GROUP IS INNOCENT! FUK THE KURDS WERE ABUSING AND TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE TIME AMERICAN TROOPS WERE IN THE REGION BECAUSE THEY WERE USJNG THAT TIME MOVING IN AND CLAIMING LAND THAT WAS PART OF TURKET AND SYRIA AND OCCUPIED TO OTHER TURKISH AND SYRIAN MINORITIES, for afew years now the Kurdish militias have been encroaching into regions that Turkey had set up as buffers in and along its southern border with syria, beteeen them and the Kurds, and Turkey had warned the Kurds aswell as telling the the US that they would not tolerate Kurdish territory THST close to their southern border.*

                                              *AMERICAN FORCES JN THE MIDDLE EAST ONLY SERVES TWO NATIONS NATIONAL SECURITY, ISRAEL AND SAUDI ARABIA, ITS TIME YOU GUYS TOLD THOSE TWO THAT THEY CAN FIGHT THEIR OWN BATTLES AND THAT NO MORE AMERICAN BLOOD WILL BD SPILT FOR ISRAELLI AND SAUDI INTERESTS*

                                              • Msmayberry55
                                                Msmayberry55  1 days back

                                                I HAVE. NO IDEA WHY NO ONE ELSE IS SUSPICIOUS ABOUT THE TIMING OF TRAITOR TRUMP’S DISGUSTING, COWARDLY BETRAYAL OF THE TURKS.

                                                Does no one else think that THE DESPERATE, DESPICABLE DOTARD who has been both BEGGING and EXTORTING ( depending on their size and relationship to America) COUNTRIES LEADERS TO HELP HIM TRY AND HURT JOE BIDEN and to HELP HIM PROMOTE RUSSIA BY TRYING TO REWRITE HISTORY AND MAKE RUSSIA THE POOR VICTIMS OF UKRAINE AND HILLARY CLINTON , WHO IMMEDIATELY AFTER TALKING TO TURKEYS ERDOWAN, WITHOUT CONSULTING WITH ANYONE...NOT HIS ADVISERS, NOT HIS ADMINISTRATION, NO REPUBLICAN SENATORS OR EVEN ANYONE IN IN THE MILITARY ....TO REMOVE THE TROOPS......might of done so....because after him a few weeks ago IN A INTERVIEW HE ONCE AGAIN MADE IT CLEAR TO THE WORLD THAT HE WOULD ACCEPT HELP FROM ANY COUNTRY, INCLUDING THE ONES WHO DESPISE AMERICA....AND HATE DEMOCRACY EVEN MORE, AND THEN WE LEARNED THAT HE and his SLEAZY LAWYERS, BARR and GUILIANI as well as many of the COMPLETELY UNQUALIFIED, INCOMPETENT IDIOTS that he has put into the top positions in every government agency...like SONLAND the Diplomat to the EU...who got the job, not because he was at all qualified for it...(HE IS , another ENTITLED, RICH , P.O.S. LIKE THE FIVE TIME DRAFT DODGING COWARD, HAD A RICH DADDY WHO BOUGHT HOTELS) .but because he DONATED OVER 1 MILLION DOLLARS TO TRUMPS CAMPAIGN..( Sonland had also tried to buy himself a Ambassadorship, when Bush Jr. was ( also like TRAITOR TRUMP ) WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT EVEN THOUGH HE ACTUALLY LOST THE ELECTION, BECAUSE OF MASS CHEATING.....However his ATTEMPT failed...likely because Bush was just a puppet and it was actually CHENEY who pulled the strings, and unlike the ENTIRE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION are INCOMPETENT FOOLS) have also been travelling to COUNTRIES THAT THEY THINK THEY COULD EITHER CONVINCE OR EXTORT INTO HELPING THEM RIG THE 2020 Election and PROMOTE RUSSIA....and then of course the Wannabe DICKtator ( heavy emphasis on the DICK) rushed to the cameras to SPEW PUBLICLY THAT CHINA SHOULD ALSO INVESTIGATE BIDEN etc.....he DIDNT DO THIS BY ACCIDENT OF COURSE..and he also didnt do it because he thinks its ok...

                                                HE HAS AND IS CONTINUING TO DO THIS BECAUSE HE IS DESPERATE AND SCARED...

                                                Trump made the PLEA TO CHINA...because it was CLEAR THAT THEY HAD FAILED IN UKRAINE....because even if UKRAINE is crooked enough to create dirt on Biden and lie about Russia...NO ONE IN THE AMERICAN MEDIA, OR THE DEMOCRATS, AND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE...would find their claims CREDIBLE.

                                                So THE FIVE TIME DRAFT DODGING COWARD MADE THE PLEA TO CHINA....because the very next week, the Chinese were going to be meeting with the Trump Administration in America to discuss Trade Negotiations.....and CLEARLY THE DESPERATE, DUMBASS DOTARD, was hoping that the Chinese would play ball.......

                                                It just seems EXTREMELY SUSPICIOUS and EXTREMELY CONVENIENT that THE ADMITTED SEXUAL PERVERT, SERIAL ADULTERER and CREDIBLY ACCUSED ( by almost 20 women and 1 child) who a few months ago had brought up the idea of removing the troops ....but he never did BECAUSE IF THE SEVERE BACKLASH FROM THE REPUBLICANS.....AND OF COURSE EVERYONE OF HIS ADVISERS IN THE WHITE HOUSE, AND IN THE DOD, AND MILITARY.....

                                                Yet despite knowing this, A FEW DAYS AFTER, THE WHISTLEBLOWER SCANDAL ABOUT UKRAINE WAS REVEALED, AS WELL AS THE FACT THAT BARR AND GUILLIANI ( and possibly POMPEO and PENCE) had been Travelling to MORE THEN JUST UKRAINE TRYING TO EITHER CONVINCE OR STRONGARM COUNTRIES INTO STARTING FAKE INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE BIDENS AND LYING ABOUT RUSSIAS MASSIVE DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGNS AND CYBER ATTACKS ON AMERICA’S Election to CHEAT TRAITOR TRUMP INTO THE PRESIDENCY, we learn that .....

                                                IMMEDIATELY AFTER SPEAKING WITH THE LEADER OF TURKEY OVER THE PHONE...TRUMP WITHOUT SPEAKING TO ANYONE FOR ADVICE OR EVEN TAKING THE TIME TO INFORM ANYONE...INCLUDING THE MILITARY COMMANDERS ON THE GROUND, AND KNOWING THAT NO ONE HIS ADMINISTRATION THOUGHT REMOVING THE TROOPS WAS A GOOD DECISION, AND THAT HE WOULD FACE EXTREME BACKLASH FROM THE REPUBLICAN SENATORS, TRUMP HANGS UP AND THEN REMOVES THE TROOPS FROM SYRIA.....


                                                COULD THE REASON FOR IT BE, THAT ERDOWAN EITHER OFFERED OR AGREED TO HELP TRUMP BY MANUFACTURING DIRT ON BIDEN AND HELP HIM WITH HIS PATHETIC ATTEMPT TO DISCREDIT EVERY DEFENCE AND INTELLIGENCE AGENCY IN AMERICA AS WELL AS IN NUMEROUS ALLIED COUNTRIES THAT HAVE FOUND WITHOUT A DOUBT THAT RUSSIA ABSOLUTELY INTEFERED IN THE AMERICAN ELECTION WITH ONE GOAL.....TO RIG THE ELECTION FOR THE CLEARLY COMPROMISED CON MAN CRIMINAL TRAITOR TRUMP!


                                                If I was a reporter or on one of the Congress’ Committees, I would BE DEMANDING TO SEE THE TRANSCRIPT OF HIS CALL WITH ERDOWAN.

                                                • matt thecat
                                                  matt thecat  1 days back

                                                  actually we know both rice and colbert are batshit crazy here We can all agree on this Case closed,lmao Trump in 2020 until 24 MAGA

                                                  • blakrumba
                                                    blakrumba  2 days back

                                                    She had to really ponder on that one question.

                                                    • Loki Hammerfall
                                                      Loki Hammerfall  2 days back

                                                      I do NOT believe anything she says here...The US forces are there just because of Israel. Period. The rest is BS for us.!!!

                                                      • LUCY LOVE
                                                        LUCY LOVE  2 days back

                                                        Treason.. Susan Rice

                                                        • Chas Murphy
                                                          Chas Murphy  2 days back

                                                          Colbert unironically playing a character that his character on the Daily Show used to mock

                                                          • Chas Murphy
                                                            Chas Murphy  2 days back

                                                            Colbert unironically playing a character that his character on the Daily Show used to mock

                                                            • René Olguín
                                                              René Olguín  2 days back

                                                              Mrs Donald J Putin....giving his BFF Syria on a silver platter... batshit crazy

                                                              • Simon Garrett
                                                                Simon Garrett  2 days back

                                                                Impeach and jail all of these lying motherfuckers, let's get this world back on track

                                                                • Steve Smith
                                                                  Steve Smith  2 days back

                                                                  Warmonger POS

                                                                  • Carole Trudeau
                                                                    Carole Trudeau  2 days back

                                                                    Wouldn’t,t a common citizen already be handcuffed? For treason!!!

                                                                    • James morgan
                                                                      James morgan  2 days back

                                                                      come on people.......use your real name............

                                                                      • mods65 mods65
                                                                        mods65 mods65  2 days back

                                                                        Sure...you want my adress and bankcode as well?

                                                                    • Tommy Middlefinger
                                                                      Tommy Middlefinger  2 days back

                                                                      Poor Susan doesn't understand how a war works. You can't be friends with several countries that are fighting each other , which part she doesn't understand ?

                                                                      • mods65 mods65
                                                                        mods65 mods65  2 days back

                                                                        And you don't understand how diplomatic relationships are working. If an ally starts to misbehave they will be punished under criminal laws. There are no "friendships" between countries. Only diplomatic political relationships. If NATO member Turkey starts to get crazy they will be removed from the NATO. "The enemy of my enemy is my friend" only applies to individuals , not countries.

                                                                    • mods65 mods65
                                                                      mods65 mods65  2 days back

                                                                      Never trust a promise from Trump.

                                                                      • Tommy Middlefinger
                                                                        Tommy Middlefinger  2 days back

                                                                        The only backstabber here is Obama who started the Syria war for a nobel prize , and handed the situation over to Trump who is going for peace

                                                                        • mods65 mods65
                                                                          mods65 mods65  2 days back

                                                                          No, Trump wants only to take credit that "he" defeated ISIS. The ISIS prisoners are on the loose right now, thanks to Trump's decision. ...Going for peace... LOL

                                                                      • Ray Dorey
                                                                        Ray Dorey  2 days back

                                                                        One of the things no one seems to talk about is a Kurdish desire for revenge for being betrayed the way the US did. Trump took a friend and ally and turned them into a possible future terrorist threat and/or future enemy on the ground in the Middle East. To say nothing about America's future ability to create future coalitions.

                                                                        • James Bond Canada
                                                                          James Bond Canada  2 days back

                                                                          Send in Bond....

                                                                          • David Briggs
                                                                            David Briggs  2 days back

                                                                            The deal was made months ago that in exchange for Turkey not pursuing investigation of Saudi bin Salman in Kashoggi’s murder they would be given access to attack the Kurds. I said that months ago when withdrawal was first spoken of. They’ve screwed the Kurds before, even letting Saddam gas them when he was fighting Iran for them. Saudi is infinitely more important to the owners of the US government right now.

                                                                            • firehuntfish
                                                                              firehuntfish  2 days back

                                                                              LOL.. "Batshit crazy" says the former National Security Advisory that allowed, and then tried to cover up the Benghazi tragedy has ZERO credibility for ANYTHING. This disgusting woman should be glad she is not in jail for her own incompetency and betrayal.... You killed American patriots you piece of shit! Sleep well....

                                                                              • Me also
                                                                                Me also  2 days back

                                                                                Putin ordered drumpf to GTF out of Syria and like a little bitch that he is, he did what he was ordered. Little Putin scares this walking Chernobyl.

                                                                                • clay williston
                                                                                  clay williston  2 days back

                                                                                  No Trump buildings in Kurdistan

                                                                                  • clay williston
                                                                                    clay williston  2 days back

                                                                                    Here is the reason Trump is bowing to Turkey it’s called Trump Towers in instanbul check this out

                                                                                    • DragonFae16
                                                                                      DragonFae16  2 days back

                                                                                      How dare anyone question King Trump? Don't you know he is the most perfect king of America there has ever been???

                                                                                      • Sab
                                                                                        Sab  2 days back

                                                                                        Istanbul Trump Hotel?

                                                                                        • Ankur Roy
                                                                                          Ankur Roy  2 days back

                                                                                          and the U.S uses and abandons another ally.
                                                                                          and T.V shows and news outlets will make their money off of the news.
                                                                                          and the average american will forget about this till the next mass shooting in their school....
                                                                                          Same pattern, nothing will change.

                                                                                          • tal-lancer
                                                                                            tal-lancer  2 days back

                                                                                            asking a warmonger to pontificate about abandoning allies is utterly disingenuous.