Ceding ground to Russia. Again. The U.S thought the best way to end the Syrian war was to train "moderate rebels" who would then fight extremist militia's and Bashar's army. That plan failed and now after Russia started bombing the rebels, the U.S no longer will train or army the rebels. http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/is...ding-program-train-equip-syria-rebels-n441601 The U.S should have opted to work with Russia to fight ISIS. Anything but these humiliating retreats . . .