U.S. Gen. Joseph Votel (center), the top U.S. commander for the Middle East, visited a military outpost at al-Tanf in southern Syria, where the U.S. trains Syrian opposition forces, in October. President Trump is planning to withdraw the U.S. forces from Syria, according to a Pentagon official.

U.S. Gen. Joseph Votel (center), the top U.S. commander for the Middle East, visited a military outpost at al-Tanf in southern Syria, where the U.S. trains Syrian opposition forces, in October. President Trump is planning to withdraw the U.S. forces from Syria, according to a Pentagon official.