Facing wide criticism from Republican lawmakers and Syrian Kurds for opening the door to Turkey, US President Donald Trump replied in a series of Twitters: “They have been fighting Turkey for decades. I held off this fight for almost 3 years, but it is time for us to get out of these ridiculous Endless Wars, many of them tribal, and bring our soldiers home. WE WILL FIGHT WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT, AND ONLY FIGHT TO WIN. Turkey, Europe, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Russia and the Kurds need to “figure the situation out.” DEBKAfile; After leaving two observation posts in northeast Syria, some 2,000 US troops remain in the country. One of those posts is at Tel Abyad, on which Turkey has set its sights.