Middle East: Could withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria lead to the return of ISIS?

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria has had immediate repercussions as Turkey has already launched military operations against the Kurdish forces, who are U.S. allies in the fight against ISIS in the region. What are the larger geopolitical implications for the region, and could the weakening of the Kurds end an effective buffer against ISIS?

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