Trump says Syrian rebel aid program was 'dangerous and wasteful'

SOCOM Chief Admits US Deployment in Syria Violates Intl Law

"Is fake news Washington Post being used as a lobbyist weapon against Congress to keep politicians from looking into Amazon no-tax monopoly?" he said in a series of tweets late Monday night.

In his final tweet on the matter as of press time, Donald Trump ripped into the Washington Post once again.

Even a former US official who supports the CIA's program lamented in a 2015 interview with the BBC that the rebels were not "ideologically pure", and noted that "in wars like [this], there is no black and white".

In April, Trump ordered the U.S. military to launch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles against a Syrian airbase in response to alleged chemical attack launched by the Syrian government forces.

Trump slammed the Post's report, saying the newspaper "fabricated the facts" surrounding his decision.

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Anonymous officials told the Post that Trump's decision reflects his desire to mend ties with Russian Federation.

In yet another chapter in the never-ending feud between #Donald Trump and the mainstream media, the Washington Post is now the top target of the president [VIDEO]. The intelligence group started the arms program to pressure Syria's Bashar al-Assad into stepping down from power.

In response, Syria denied the USA claim of Damascus' intention to use chemical weapons, slamming it as baseless. Nations like the United States and France have now said removing the dictator is no longer a priority, as attention settles on threats like ISIS. Last month, the White House warned Syria would "pay a heavy price" over future attacks.

Part of this shift is due to Assad's growing advantage in the war, aided by allies like Iran and Russia - the latter of which has expressed opposition to the Central Intelligence Agency program. During the Trump-Putin meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit, both leaders reached a ceasefire agreement for southwest Syria.

Late Friday, the head of US special forces also appeared to confirm the end of the program when he told a security conference it was a "tough, tough decision". Trump, by contrast, has not yet retracted or clarified his remarks about the program's end.

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