U.S. Troops Cross Into Iraq as They Withdraw From Syria

U.S. Troops Cross Into Iraq as They Withdraw From Syria





SHEIKHAN, Iraq—Civilians in Kurdish areas hurled rotten fruit and insults at a convoy of U.S. military vehicles that crossed from northern Syria into Iraq early Monday, marking a dramatic drawdown to an American presence there to combat Islamic State.

A Wall Street Journal reporter saw around a dozen armored vehicles on the road near Sheikhan in northern Iraq flying American flags. Stony-faced U.S. soldiers flashed victory signs for the camera.




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