PBS NewsHour

Syrian fighting abates, but humanitarian crisis endures

Clip: 10/18/2019 | 3m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The battleground in northeastern Syria appears to be quieting, after a cease-fire between Turkish forces and Kurdish fighters got off to a rocky start. But will Turkey keep its word -- and was the U.S. pullout from the region appropriate? President Trump's decision to withdraw troops has drawn bipartisan condemnation, with Sen. Mitch McConnell calling it a “grave mistake.” Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 10/18/19

Expired: 11/17/19

Rating: NR

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