Democratic-turned-independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who, according to his campaign site, advocates for “unwinding empire” and bringing American troops home from abroad, continued promoting that policy in response to the news of U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.
Kennedy said in a recent social media post that “we must remove unwelcome ground forces from the Middle East and only maintain long-established bases which are welcomed by their host countries.” post.
The U.S. strike came in response to a recent Jordanian attack that resulted in the deaths of three U.S. military personnel and other injuries.
“Today at my order, U.S. armed forces hit targets in Iraq & Syria that IRGC & affiliated militia used to attack U.S. troops,” a post On President Joe Biden’s @POTUS X Twitter account, it reads. “We don’t want conflict in the Middle East, or anywhere else.” We will take action against all who wish to harm us.
Kennedy replied to this post. wrote“If we don’t want conflict, then get the troops to leave. They are not wanted. They aren’t needed. They are an indefensible threat to anyone who wants a conflict in the region. “Get them out!”
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