That wasn't the question I was asking. If you're an isolationist and don't want to spend US blood and treasure on other nations' conflicts, that's entirely your right. If that was your sole motivation, I don't see why you wouldn't criticize all the far costlier and more questionable US deployments elsewhere in the world in addition to the deployment in Syria. If the US was determined to withdraw, it could have done so in a reasonably ordered fashion as opposed to abandoning bases with equipment still intact requiring aerial bombing to avoid enemy capture, it could have done so without leaving thousands of ISIS prisoners to escape and the soldiers you say you care about feeling like their mission was needlessly abandoned and their Kurdish allies thrown under the bus. Trump could have set a firm deadline and stuck to it this time instead of setting deadlines in the past, rescinding them, and then ordering a rapid evacuation while ignoring Turkey shelling his own troops and Erdogan throwing his diplomatic appeals in the garbage, but I don't see you criticizing the chaotic way he has proceeded and the danger it's posed to US interests and US personnel. Now Iraq says Trump can't re-deploy his troops there as he originally intended so he has nowhere to put them, how is this responsible government, leadership and planning on his part? What troubles me the most however, is how you not only advocate for an end to US involvement in the region, but you seem to advocate for Bashar Assad and his Russian sponsors to be viewed as the rightful proprietors of Syrian territory, as if their opponents are all terrorists with no rights. This while you huddle in fear with guns close to your chest waiting to bring down a government whose central power levers are controlled by elected representatives. If Obama won 95% of the vote in the country you inhabit, which has a mean quality of life orders of magnitude greater than that enjoyed by 99% of all Syrians, you would call BS on that and go straight for the assault rifles and grenades, but if America's economy tanked to 1% of its current activity and Assad was reported to win 95% of your vote with Russian tanks and planes doing all his fighting, everything would be just dandy?