Mark Esper

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Mark Esper told : "We had no obligation, if you will, to defend the Kurds against a longstanding NATO ally," External link

wsau Monday, October 21, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields. The troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, October 21, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields. The troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

actionnewsjax Monday, October 21, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I’m looking ... to get a really good feel for what’s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, October 21, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

eagletribune Monday, October 21, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area,” “The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities” External link

haaretz Monday, October 21, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 21, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it (keeping some troops), there has been no decision with regard to numbers or anything like that,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 21, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it,” External link

tribtown Monday, October 21, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

wsoctv Monday, October 21, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, October 21, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I´m looking… to get a really good feel for what´s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, October 21, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

seattlepi Monday, October 21, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

ABCnews Monday, October 21, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

oregonlive Monday, October 21, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 21, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper noted : “We have a long standing commitment to our Afghan partners. We have invested billions upon billions of dollars. Both the Afghan people and the American people have sacrificed treasure and the lives of their soldiers,” External link

voanews Monday, October 21, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "That's the best way forward, and I'll leave it to State Department to comment on where things stand," External link

upi Monday, October 21, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

middleeasteye Monday, October 21, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal,” External link

nypost Monday, October 21, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

rferl Monday, October 21, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal,” External link

nrttv Monday, October 21, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it (keeping some troops), there has been no decision with regard to numbers or anything like that,” External link

nrttv Monday, October 21, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

illawarramercury Monday, October 21, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it (keeping some troops), there has been no decision with regard to numbers or anything like that," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement. That is the best way forward,” External link

pakistantribune Monday, October 21, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I hope we can move forward and come up with a political agreement that meets our ends and meets the goals we want to achieve,” External link

pakistantribune Monday, October 21, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

bordermail Monday, October 21, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area,” “The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities” External link

cyprus-mail Monday, October 21, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “Fighting a longstanding ally (Turkey) was not part of our commitment with the SDF,” External link

yenisafak-en Monday, October 21, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 21, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

ahram-EN Monday, October 21, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

fox13memphis Monday, October 21, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

haaretz Monday, October 21, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it (keeping some troops), there has been no decision with regard to numbers or anything like that," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, October 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

wsau Monday, October 21, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities located right near that area. The purpose is to deny access - specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, October 21, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I´m looking… to get a really good feel for what´s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, October 21, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

bangordailynews Monday, October 21, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

gazette Monday, October 21, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

eagletribune Monday, October 21, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

alarabiya-en Monday, October 21, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

timesofindia Monday, October 21, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

startribune Monday, October 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

ABCnews Monday, October 21, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

middleeasteye Monday, October 21, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

middleeasteye Monday, October 21, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wral Monday, October 21, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "O objetivo ainda é ter um acordo de paz em algum momento, um acordo político. Este é o melhor caminho adiante" External link

noticias-r7 Monday, October 21, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Eu espero que possamos avançar e desenvolver um acordo político que atenda nossos objetivos e atenda às metas que queremos alcançar" External link

noticias-r7 Monday, October 21, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "one is to help defend Iraq and two is to perform a counter-ISIS mission as we sort through the next steps," External link

news4jax Monday, October 21, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “And then with regard to a withdraw of forces, as we've always said, that it'll be conditions based, but we're confident that we can go down to 8,600 without affecting our C.T. [counter-terror] operations,” External link

yenisafak-en Monday, October 21, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

arkansasonline Monday, October 21, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I’m looking… to get a really good feel for what’s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Monday, October 21, 2019 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking ... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

presstv Monday, October 21, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, October 21, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

nzherald Monday, October 21, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

rferl Monday, October 21, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, October 21, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, October 21, 2019 7:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

startribune Monday, October 21, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal, but that's the game plan right now" External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking ... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

digitaljournal Monday, October 21, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I’m looking… to get a really good feel for what’s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 21, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 21, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 21, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 21, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

chinabroadcast Monday, October 21, 2019 5:15:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeast Syria. Again, we're talking weeks not days. We want to be very deliberate and very safe as we go about it," External link

ecns Monday, October 21, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The US withdrawal continues apace from northeast Syria. Again, we're talking weeks not days. We want to be very deliberate and very safe as we go about it," External link

chinadaily Monday, October 21, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to reposition into western Iraq," External link

independent-ie Monday, October 21, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

csmonitor Monday, October 21, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

wkbn Monday, October 21, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 21, 2019 3:28:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeast Syria. Again, we're talking weeks not days. We want to be very deliberate and very safe as we go about it," External link

nampa Monday, October 21, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper affirmé : "Le retrait des troupes américaines se poursuit dans le nord-est de la Syrie. Comme je l'ai déjà dit, cela prendra cependant plusieurs semaines, et non pas quelques jours. Nous voulons le faire de manière sûre et consciencieuse" External link

french-news Monday, October 21, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

therepublic Monday, October 21, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

wwlp Monday, October 21, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wtsp Monday, October 21, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I’m looking… to get a really good feel for what’s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 21, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We think a political agreement is always the best way forward with regard to next steps in Afghanistan,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 21, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, October 21, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I think overall the cease-fire generally seems to be holding,” External link

seattletimes Monday, October 21, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

kgw Monday, October 21, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

12news Monday, October 21, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 21, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We think a political agreement is always the best way forward with regard to next steps in Afghanistan," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 21, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

thespec Monday, October 21, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I think overall the ceasefire generally seems to be holding, we see a stabilization of the lines, if you will, on the ground, and we do get reports of intermittent fires, this and that, that doesn’t surprise me necessarily,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

fox59 Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper affirmé : "Le retrait des troupes américaines se poursuit dans le nord-est de la Syrie. Comme je l'ai déjà dit, cela prendra cependant plusieurs semaines, et non pas quelques jours. Nous voulons le faire de manière sûre et consciencieuse" External link

french.china.org.cn Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

time Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

ABCnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

startribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

irishsun Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking ... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

presstv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

presstv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I think overall the cease-fire generally seems to be holding,” External link

nytimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward,” External link

tribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “That’s a top concern of mine, second only to protection of our forces coming out of Syria,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking ... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

thenational Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We think a political agreement is always the best way forward with regard to next steps in Afghanistan," External link

thenational Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dit : "Nous pensons qu'un accord politique est toujours la meilleure façon de procéder concernant les prochaines étapes en Afghanistan" External link

afp-fr Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "O objetivo ainda é ter um acordo de paz em algum momento, um acordo político. Este é o melhor caminho adiante" External link

noticias-terra-br Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Eu espero que possamos avançar e desenvolver um acordo político que atenda nossos objetivos e atenda às metas que queremos alcançar" External link

noticias-terra-br Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward,” External link

news-am Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

ABCnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about The Syrian ) : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

middleeasteye Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

kiro7 Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement. That's the best way forward," External link

npr Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

arabnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

haaretz Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

bangordailynews Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “One is to help defend Iraq and two is to perform a counter-ISIS mission as we sort through the next steps,” “Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal, but that’s the game plan right now” External link

nypost Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

Koat Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wmur Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wyff4 Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal, but that's the game plan right now," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

middleeastmonitor Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

middleeastmonitor Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We see a stabilization of the lines if you will on the ground," "And we do get reports of intermittent fires, this and that. That doesn't surprise me necessarily" External link

upi Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

gainesville Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper déclaré : "Le cessez-le-feu tient très bien. Il y a eu des accrochages mineurs qui se sont vite terminés. Les Kurdes se réinstallent dans de nouvelles zones" External link

afp-fr Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

aljazeera-en Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

barrie Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We see a stabilization of the lines, if you will, on the ground. And we do get reports of intermittent fires, this and that. That doesn't surprise me necessarily but that's what we're picking up, that's what we're seeing so far," External link

wptv Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “One is to help defend Iraq and two is to perform a counter-ISIS mission as we sort through the next steps,” External link

nypost Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

fox13memphis Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

hjnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

rferl Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

middleeasteye Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

therepublic Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wsaw Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement. That is the best way forward," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I hope we can move forward and come up with a political agreement that meets our ends and meets the goals we want to achieve," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward," External link

voanews Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

timesdaily Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

wftv Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

tribtown Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

680news Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

fox13memphis Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wkyt Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

kiro7 Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I hope we can move forward and come up with a political agreement that meets our ends and meets the goals we want to achieve," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria we're talking weeks not days," External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

hurriyetdailynews Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

hurriyetdailynews Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

usaToday Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

polandsun Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

irishsun Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

almanar-en Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

PressTVEnglish Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal,” External link

foxnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

trust2 Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

trust2 Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

smh Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wsoctv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

nrttv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

nrttv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wftv Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

gazette Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wtsp Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:41:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

arabnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:16:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

fox13memphis Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

680news Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

wsvn Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

newshub Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

thenational Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I mean, they are spinning out of the Western orbit, if you will,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told ( about The Syrian ) : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, US forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

timesofisrael Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the YPG," External link

hurriyetdailynews Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, October 19, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

wsoctv Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

tribune Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

business-standard Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

timesofisrael Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

nst Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

wkyt Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

wsaw Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

680news Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

washtimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation," "I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria" External link

nzherald Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news18 Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, US forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

smh Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, US forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

globalnews Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

firstpost Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations," External link

firstpost Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

washtimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

nypost Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

nrttv Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much-needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations,” External link

nrttv Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The United States is continuing our deliberate withdrawal from Northeastern Syria as previously announced. No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone," External link

newindianexpress Friday, October 18, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much-needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, October 18, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "no U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone," External link

npr Friday, October 18, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

alarabiya-en Friday, October 18, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations,” External link

alarabiya-en Friday, October 18, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We expect Turkey to ensure the safety and well-being of all people in the area controlled by Turkish Forces,” External link

washtimes Friday, October 18, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

washtimes Friday, October 18, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

telegram Friday, October 18, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I reiterated the United States' position that Turkey must adhere to the full terms of this agreement, and that we expect Turkey to ensure the safety and well-being of all people in the area controlled by Turkish Forces," "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the Administration" External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority, and as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF" External link

CBSnews Friday, October 18, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

statesman Friday, October 18, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

wsau Friday, October 18, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations," External link

wsau Friday, October 18, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, October 18, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

enterprisenews Friday, October 18, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority, and as always, US forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

al-monitor Friday, October 18, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

wftv Friday, October 18, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

krqe Friday, October 18, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "no U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone," External link

npr Friday, October 18, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, October 18, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The first thing that we understood -- I’ve understood from my counterpart, Secretary [of State Mike] Pompeo ... and certainly from President Erdogan, is they were fully committed to doing this, regardless of what we did,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 18, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “We thought [the withdrawal] was prudent,” “It was my recommendation. I know the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff agreed as well. We should not put U.S. forces in between a Turkish advance” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 18, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “It gets worse by the hour,” External link

yalibnan Friday, October 18, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I will not place American service members in the middle of a longstanding conflict between the Turks and the Kurds,” “This is not why we are in Syria” External link

foxnews Friday, October 18, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the president last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria, which is where most of our forces are," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the president last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria, which is where most of our forces are," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the president last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria, which is where most of our forces are," External link

Koat Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the president last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria, which is where most of our forces are," External link

Koat Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria," External link

kcci Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria," External link

kcci Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria," External link

ctvnews Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We will do everything we can to comply,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Nós provavelmente temos forças americanas presas entre dois exércitos adversários em avanço e é uma situação muito insustentável" External link

correiobraziliense Monday, October 14, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper comentó : “Tenemos fuerzas estadounidenses probablemente atrapadas entre dos ejércitos enemigos en avance y es una situación insostenible” External link

wsoctv Monday, October 14, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, October 12, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, October 12, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : “Tutashirikiana kushinikiza kuwasilishwa kwa vifaa vya kijeshi” External link

mtanzania Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : "Tutashirikiana kushinikiza kuwasilishwa kwa vifaa vya kijeshi" External link

bbc-swahili Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper uvedl : "Zdá se, že se Írán v něčem blíží k bodu, ze kterého by bylo možné vést jednání, a doufáme, že to dobře dopadne," External link

ceskenoviny-en Friday, September 6, 2019 2:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper aliwaambia : "Tunapenda kufanya hivyo mapema badala ya baadaye," External link

jamiiforums Monday, August 5, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dijo : “Hemos tenido varios grados de respuesta y tendremos un anuncio en los próximos días” External link

monumental Sunday, August 4, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dijo : “Sospecho que es la determinación lo que las saca adelante” “Tienes que tener cierto nivel de capacidad atlética, pero ellas lo llevan a otro nivel extraordinario. Estas mujeres son duras” External link

wsoctv Monday, July 22, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT



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Mark Esper told : "We had no obligation, if you will, to defend the Kurds against a longstanding NATO ally," External link

wsau Monday, October 21, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields. The troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal,” External link

alarabiya-en Monday, October 21, 2019 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields. The troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

actionnewsjax Monday, October 21, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I’m looking ... to get a really good feel for what’s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, October 21, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

eagletribune Monday, October 21, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area,” “The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities” External link

haaretz Monday, October 21, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 21, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it (keeping some troops), there has been no decision with regard to numbers or anything like that,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 21, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it,” External link

tribtown Monday, October 21, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

wsoctv Monday, October 21, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, October 21, 2019 7:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I´m looking… to get a really good feel for what´s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, October 21, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

seattlepi Monday, October 21, 2019 7:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it," External link

ABCnews Monday, October 21, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

oregonlive Monday, October 21, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 21, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper noted : “We have a long standing commitment to our Afghan partners. We have invested billions upon billions of dollars. Both the Afghan people and the American people have sacrificed treasure and the lives of their soldiers,” External link

voanews Monday, October 21, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "That's the best way forward, and I'll leave it to State Department to comment on where things stand," External link

upi Monday, October 21, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

middleeasteye Monday, October 21, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal,” External link

nypost Monday, October 21, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

rferl Monday, October 21, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal,” External link

nrttv Monday, October 21, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “There has been a discussion about possibly doing it (keeping some troops), there has been no decision with regard to numbers or anything like that,” External link

nrttv Monday, October 21, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

illawarramercury Monday, October 21, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it (keeping some troops), there has been no decision with regard to numbers or anything like that," External link

trust2 Monday, October 21, 2019 4:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement. That is the best way forward,” External link

pakistantribune Monday, October 21, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I hope we can move forward and come up with a political agreement that meets our ends and meets the goals we want to achieve,” External link

pakistantribune Monday, October 21, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

bordermail Monday, October 21, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area,” “The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities” External link

cyprus-mail Monday, October 21, 2019 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “Fighting a longstanding ally (Turkey) was not part of our commitment with the SDF,” External link

yenisafak-en Monday, October 21, 2019 3:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 21, 2019 3:32:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

ahram-EN Monday, October 21, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

fox13memphis Monday, October 21, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

haaretz Monday, October 21, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We have troops in towns in northeast Syria that are located next to the oil fields, the troops in those towns are not in the present phase of withdrawal," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "There has been a discussion about possibly doing it (keeping some troops), there has been no decision with regard to numbers or anything like that," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, October 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area," "The purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS (Islamic State) and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities" External link

wsau Monday, October 21, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities located right near that area. The purpose is to deny access - specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, October 21, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I´m looking… to get a really good feel for what´s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, October 21, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

bangordailynews Monday, October 21, 2019 2:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

gazette Monday, October 21, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

eagletribune Monday, October 21, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are) located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

alarabiya-en Monday, October 21, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We presently have troops in a couple of cities that (are)located right near that area, the purpose is to deny access, specifically revenue to ISIS and any other groups that may want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities," External link

timesofindia Monday, October 21, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

startribune Monday, October 21, 2019 1:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

ABCnews Monday, October 21, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

middleeasteye Monday, October 21, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

middleeasteye Monday, October 21, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wral Monday, October 21, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "O objetivo ainda é ter um acordo de paz em algum momento, um acordo político. Este é o melhor caminho adiante" External link

noticias-r7 Monday, October 21, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Eu espero que possamos avançar e desenvolver um acordo político que atenda nossos objetivos e atenda às metas que queremos alcançar" External link

noticias-r7 Monday, October 21, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "one is to help defend Iraq and two is to perform a counter-ISIS mission as we sort through the next steps," External link

news4jax Monday, October 21, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “And then with regard to a withdraw of forces, as we've always said, that it'll be conditions based, but we're confident that we can go down to 8,600 without affecting our C.T. [counter-terror] operations,” External link

yenisafak-en Monday, October 21, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

arkansasonline Monday, October 21, 2019 11:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I’m looking… to get a really good feel for what’s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

euractiv-eu-fr Monday, October 21, 2019 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking ... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

presstv Monday, October 21, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, October 21, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

nzherald Monday, October 21, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

rferl Monday, October 21, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

dailyjournal Monday, October 21, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Monday, October 21, 2019 7:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

startribune Monday, October 21, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal, but that's the game plan right now" External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking ... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

globalsecurity Monday, October 21, 2019 7:33:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

digitaljournal Monday, October 21, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I’m looking… to get a really good feel for what’s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 21, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 21, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

Hindu Monday, October 21, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 21, 2019 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

chinabroadcast Monday, October 21, 2019 5:15:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeast Syria. Again, we're talking weeks not days. We want to be very deliberate and very safe as we go about it," External link

ecns Monday, October 21, 2019 5:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The US withdrawal continues apace from northeast Syria. Again, we're talking weeks not days. We want to be very deliberate and very safe as we go about it," External link

chinadaily Monday, October 21, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to reposition into western Iraq," External link

independent-ie Monday, October 21, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

csmonitor Monday, October 21, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

wkbn Monday, October 21, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 21, 2019 3:28:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeast Syria. Again, we're talking weeks not days. We want to be very deliberate and very safe as we go about it," External link

nampa Monday, October 21, 2019 3:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper affirmé : "Le retrait des troupes américaines se poursuit dans le nord-est de la Syrie. Comme je l'ai déjà dit, cela prendra cependant plusieurs semaines, et non pas quelques jours. Nous voulons le faire de manière sûre et consciencieuse" External link

french-news Monday, October 21, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

therepublic Monday, October 21, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

wwlp Monday, October 21, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wtsp Monday, October 21, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “I’m looking… to get a really good feel for what’s happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 21, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We think a political agreement is always the best way forward with regard to next steps in Afghanistan,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 21, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, October 21, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I think overall the cease-fire generally seems to be holding,” External link

seattletimes Monday, October 21, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

kgw Monday, October 21, 2019 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

12news Monday, October 21, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 21, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We think a political agreement is always the best way forward with regard to next steps in Afghanistan," External link

yahoo-au Monday, October 21, 2019 12:30:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

news-yahoo Monday, October 21, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

thespec Monday, October 21, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I think overall the ceasefire generally seems to be holding, we see a stabilization of the lines, if you will, on the ground, and we do get reports of intermittent fires, this and that, that doesn’t surprise me necessarily,” External link

theepochtimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

fox59 Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper affirmé : "Le retrait des troupes américaines se poursuit dans le nord-est de la Syrie. Comme je l'ai déjà dit, cela prendra cependant plusieurs semaines, et non pas quelques jours. Nous voulons le faire de manière sûre et consciencieuse" External link

french.china.org.cn Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

time Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

ABCnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

startribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

manilatimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

irishsun Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking ... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

presstv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

presstv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I think overall the cease-fire generally seems to be holding,” External link

nytimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward,” External link

tribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “That’s a top concern of mine, second only to protection of our forces coming out of Syria,” External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm looking ... to get a really good feel for what's happening on the ground in Afghanistan, and to talk what the way ahead may look like as well," External link

thenational Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We think a political agreement is always the best way forward with regard to next steps in Afghanistan," External link

thenational Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dit : "Nous pensons qu'un accord politique est toujours la meilleure façon de procéder concernant les prochaines étapes en Afghanistan" External link

afp-fr Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "O objetivo ainda é ter um acordo de paz em algum momento, um acordo político. Este é o melhor caminho adiante" External link

noticias-terra-br Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Eu espero que possamos avançar e desenvolver um acordo político que atenda nossos objetivos e atenda às metas que queremos alcançar" External link

noticias-terra-br Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward,” External link

news-am Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

ABCnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about The Syrian ) : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

middleeasteye Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

kiro7 Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

TorontoStar Sunday, October 20, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement. That's the best way forward," External link

npr Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

arabnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

haaretz Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

bangordailynews Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “One is to help defend Iraq and two is to perform a counter-ISIS mission as we sort through the next steps,” “Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal, but that’s the game plan right now” External link

nypost Sunday, October 20, 2019 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

Koat Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wmur Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wyff4 Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal, but that's the game plan right now," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

middleeastmonitor Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

middleeastmonitor Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We see a stabilization of the lines if you will on the ground," "And we do get reports of intermittent fires, this and that. That doesn't surprise me necessarily" External link

upi Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

gainesville Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper déclaré : "Le cessez-le-feu tient très bien. Il y a eu des accrochages mineurs qui se sont vite terminés. Les Kurdes se réinstallent dans de nouvelles zones" External link

afp-fr Sunday, October 20, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

aljazeera-en Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

barrie Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We see a stabilization of the lines, if you will, on the ground. And we do get reports of intermittent fires, this and that. That doesn't surprise me necessarily but that's what we're picking up, that's what we're seeing so far," External link

wptv Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “One is to help defend Iraq and two is to perform a counter-ISIS mission as we sort through the next steps,” External link

nypost Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

fox13memphis Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

hjnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

rferl Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

middleeasteye Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

eagletribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

therepublic Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wsaw Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement. That is the best way forward," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I hope we can move forward and come up with a political agreement that meets our ends and meets the goals we want to achieve," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward," External link

voanews Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

timesdaily Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

wftv Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

tribtown Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

seattlepi Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that’s the best way forward,” External link

680news Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

fox13memphis Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wkyt Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, that's the best way forward," External link

kiro7 Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The aim is to still get a peace agreement at some point, a political agreement, that is the best way forward," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I hope we can move forward and come up with a political agreement that meets our ends and meets the goals we want to achieve," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria we're talking weeks not days," External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

dhakatribune Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

hurriyetdailynews Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

hurriyetdailynews Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

usaToday Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

polandsun Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, October 20, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

irishsun Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria… we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

almanar-en Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

thehimalayantimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

PressTVEnglish Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “Things could change between now and whenever we complete the withdrawal,” External link

foxnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

trust2 Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

trust2 Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

timesofisrael Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

smh Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wsoctv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

nrttv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq,” External link

nrttv Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The U.S. withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we're talking weeks not days," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The current game plan is for those forces to re-position into western Iraq," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, October 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wftv Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

gazette Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

wtsp Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:41:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

arabnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

denverpost Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The US withdrawal continues apace from northeastern Syria... we’re talking weeks not days,” External link

israelnationalnews Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:16:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

fox13memphis Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

680news Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

wsvn Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I can't assess whether that's true or not without having people on the ground," External link

newshub Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I can’t assess whether that’s true or not without having people on the ground,” External link

thenational Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I mean, they are spinning out of the Western orbit, if you will,” External link

taipeitimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told ( about The Syrian ) : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, US forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

timesofisrael Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the YPG," External link

hurriyetdailynews Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, October 19, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

wsoctv Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

tribune Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

business-standard Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

seattletimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

timesofisrael Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

nst Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

wkyt Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

wsaw Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

680news Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

washtimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

eagletribune Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation," "I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria" External link

nzherald Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news18 Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, US forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

smh Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, US forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

themalaymailonline Saturday, October 19, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

globalnews Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

firstpost Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations," External link

firstpost Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news-yahoo Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

seattlepi Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

washtimes Saturday, October 19, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

nypost Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:46:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

nrttv Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much-needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations,” External link

nrttv Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

fox13memphis Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:31:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

channelnewsasia Saturday, October 19, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 11:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The United States is continuing our deliberate withdrawal from Northeastern Syria as previously announced. No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone," External link

newindianexpress Friday, October 18, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much-needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, October 18, 2019 11:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "no U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone," External link

npr Friday, October 18, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF,” External link

alarabiya-en Friday, October 18, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations,” External link

alarabiya-en Friday, October 18, 2019 10:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We expect Turkey to ensure the safety and well-being of all people in the area controlled by Turkish Forces,” External link

washtimes Friday, October 18, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

washtimes Friday, October 18, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

telegram Friday, October 18, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "No US ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I reiterated the United States' position that Turkey must adhere to the full terms of this agreement, and that we expect Turkey to ensure the safety and well-being of all people in the area controlled by Turkish Forces," "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the Administration" External link

news-yahoo Friday, October 18, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority, and as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone, however, we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF" External link

CBSnews Friday, October 18, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

statesman Friday, October 18, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "No U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of the safe zone, however we will remain in communication with both Turkey and the SDF," External link

wsau Friday, October 18, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Protecting religious and ethnic minorities in the region continues to be a focus for the administration. This ceasefire is a much needed step in protecting those vulnerable populations," External link

wsau Friday, October 18, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

brownsvilleherald Friday, October 18, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

enterprisenews Friday, October 18, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority, and as always, US forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

al-monitor Friday, October 18, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

wftv Friday, October 18, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area,” External link

krqe Friday, October 18, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "no U.S. ground forces will participate in the enforcement of this safe zone," External link

npr Friday, October 18, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "The force protection of our service members remains our top priority and, as always, U.S. forces will defend themselves from any threat as we complete our withdrawal from the area," External link

actionnewsjax Friday, October 18, 2019 8:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The first thing that we understood -- I’ve understood from my counterpart, Secretary [of State Mike] Pompeo ... and certainly from President Erdogan, is they were fully committed to doing this, regardless of what we did,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 18, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “We thought [the withdrawal] was prudent,” “It was my recommendation. I know the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff agreed as well. We should not put U.S. forces in between a Turkish advance” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, October 18, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “It gets worse by the hour,” External link

yalibnan Friday, October 18, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I will not place American service members in the middle of a longstanding conflict between the Turks and the Kurds,” “This is not why we are in Syria” External link

foxnews Friday, October 18, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the president last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria, which is where most of our forces are," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the president last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria, which is where most of our forces are," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the president last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria, which is where most of our forces are," External link

Koat Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the president last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria, which is where most of our forces are," External link

Koat Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria," External link

kcci Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Northern Syria ) : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria," External link

kcci Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We have American forces likely caught between two opposing, advancing armies and it's a very untenable situation. I spoke with the President last night, after discussions with the rest of the national security team, and he directed that we begin a deliberate withdrawal of forces from northern Syria," External link

ctvnews Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “We will do everything we can to comply,” External link

thedailybeast Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Nós provavelmente temos forças americanas presas entre dois exércitos adversários em avanço e é uma situação muito insustentável" External link

correiobraziliense Monday, October 14, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper comentó : “Tenemos fuerzas estadounidenses probablemente atrapadas entre dos ejércitos enemigos en avance y es una situación insostenible” External link

wsoctv Monday, October 14, 2019 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, October 12, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, October 12, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : “Tutashirikiana kushinikiza kuwasilishwa kwa vifaa vya kijeshi” External link

mtanzania Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : "Tutashirikiana kushinikiza kuwasilishwa kwa vifaa vya kijeshi" External link

bbc-swahili Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper uvedl : "Zdá se, že se Írán v něčem blíží k bodu, ze kterého by bylo možné vést jednání, a doufáme, že to dobře dopadne," External link

ceskenoviny-en Friday, September 6, 2019 2:08:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper aliwaambia : "Tunapenda kufanya hivyo mapema badala ya baadaye," External link

jamiiforums Monday, August 5, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dijo : “Hemos tenido varios grados de respuesta y tendremos un anuncio en los próximos días” External link

monumental Sunday, August 4, 2019 6:23:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dijo : “Sospecho que es la determinación lo que las saca adelante” “Tienes que tener cierto nivel de capacidad atlética, pero ellas lo llevan a otro nivel extraordinario. Estas mujeres son duras” External link

wsoctv Monday, July 22, 2019 10:50:00 PM EAT



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