Susan Rice: Pulling U.S. Troops From Northern Syria Is "Bat**** Crazy"

  • Published: 08 October 2019
  • Former National Security Advisor Ambassador Susan Rice, who has a new memoir, 'Tough Love,' believes Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. Troops from northern Syria is a dangerous betrayal to Kurdish allies who have been fighting ISIS on America's behalf. #Colbert #LSSC #Interviews

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  • Mark Anderson
    Mark Anderson  21 hours back

    The only thing that's batshit crazy Susan is that Obama ever became President and hired your Nazi horse face ass to denigrate the oval office with your unamerican stench and out of touch view's.

    • interstategar
      interstategar  1 days back

      Putin is up to no good having a foothold in Syria. He's an ally of Iran and now has sandwiched Israel in between two of their enemies. I don't know what his next plan will be since Iran is now free to go forward with their nuclear goals, thanks to Trump. I think he is there to keep Assad in power.

      • Michelle Hertzberg
        Michelle Hertzberg  2 days back

        0Trump is just creating more enemies! We abandoned the Turks now for a second time! OMG!

        • Moussaka Cream
          Moussaka Cream  3 days back

          Susan Rice for President!

          • Joel Moseley
            Joel Moseley  4 days back

            Please run for Presidency Susan Rice...

            • Sensor Excel
              Sensor Excel  4 days back

              We the American people don't want a single American soldier in Syria. Obama and his cronies have been exposed as the architects of terrorism. If our great nation has turned into this evil entity we will destroy it on the heads of the ISIS allied Democrats. Loud and clear: TRUMP OR THE DESTRUCTION OF THE US

              • Sensor Excel
                Sensor Excel  2 days back

                @Michelle Hertzberg And, what's crystal clear is TRUMP TILL 2025 and then a dynasty all the way till Baron Trump. Keep harassing...We will show you during the presidential elections you radical left-leaning violent new-world-order globalist insects

              • Sensor Excel
                Sensor Excel  2 days back

                @Michelle Hertzberg I know all the history. Obama airdropped weapons to ISIS in Syria in a badly botched bloody plan to overthrow Russia allied Bashar Al Assad without logical reason. After all the sacrifices that were made to clean this mess up, if the pesky separatist Kurds want to take advantage and prolong bloodshed they will be dealt with firmly along side those peddling for and promoting war (foreign and domestic).

              • Michelle Hertzberg
                Michelle Hertzberg  2 days back

                You obviously don't know the history.

            • William Sharron
              William Sharron  4 days back

              Yeah, leave the troops there like YOU did in Benghazi. We saw how that turned out.

              • CrazyProf
                CrazyProf  4 days back

                Never heard something this can people lie on TV like that. PYD is PKK and is SDF, all terrorist organisations, we all know that. The highest american general has approved, Trum aprroved that and so on. Why u keep arming 1 terrorist organistaion to fight another? Also what about the 40k turks who have been killed by PKK? Turkey has the right to defends its boarders.

                • butterflybloom1
                  butterflybloom1  5 days back

                  He was not nice. Colbert is always defending the Republicans except Trump which is a low bar since Trump is such a deviant. Now he is taking up for Trump in his evilest move as a President. That’s why I don’t watch his show.

                  • Chris Westhoff
                    Chris Westhoff  5 days back

                    I guess the 1,000 troops pulled are supposed to be superheros for a country that cares less if we lose any soldiers for their cause?.....good job Mr.President!!

                    • Mahin Khan
                      Mahin Khan  5 days back

                      Most Kurdish groups that the U.S. support have been on terrorist lists for decades. On CIA's terrorist lists
                      US always supports terrorists to fight terrorists and it's bad for everyone.

                      • Breezy Foster
                        Breezy Foster  6 days back


                        • Orkun
                          Orkun  6 days back

                          So Mrs Susan Rice what happened ? Your dearest Kurdish Allies opened the gates of the prisons and released all the ISIS members !!! or may be they might not have been prisoners at all !

                          • Corey Sewell
                            Corey Sewell  6 days back

                            -In the bush administration action was perceived as something that was to destabilize the middle east. During the Obama administration, inaction was perceived to have the same effect. From my perspective personalities like Colbert and Trevor Noah showed a substantial amount of growth from Brush to Obama administration but have then resisted logic from Obama to Trump because of Orange Man bad syndrome. From my perspective, trying to create a consistent pattern of interference or lack of interference is what these countries need to stabilized and intervention does not mean boots on the ground or military intervention. So if Trump is leaning more towards a pattern of not having troops occupy the middle east and can still check Russia or China, this a good thing for everyone. It's idealistic but it has potential.

                            -Whistle blower is probably not a spy. Agreed.

                            -Susan Rice personal opinion of Donald Trump is the same as Donald Trumps against his attackers. There is no decent or real reason to side with her over Trump in regards to the opinion of who is serving the American People more.

                            -Schiff lied on record for comedic effect or embellishment to prove an unproven point. That's not a question. That's treason. What is this lady trying to say?

                            -I agree with what she said about he one and done approach to the chemical weapons. I just don't know if that's actually a weaker approach. She's conveying the idea that after the initial show of force they problem is not solved. I'm not sure any amount of force would actually solve the problem and giving (in some cases) countries time to reconsider their actions given consequences might be more effective.

                            • Koray Topal
                              Koray Topal  6 days back

                              Wow! I really liked watching Colbert and thought he was an intelligent and informed commentator of current affairs. Now, I just realize that he's nothing more of a propaganda machine for the left. Be fair and give ALL the information on what Turkey is dealing with...4 million refugees (how many did the US take?). Remind your viewers that it's not just Turkey that this particular group of Kurds are considered terrorists, it's the international community. Isn't it odd that these Kurds are now aligning themselves with Assad and Russia? And now they have US made weapons. Isn't this all just a way to keep this entire region unstable so the US can keep selling arms. Does anyone know that even though the US President plans to impose sanctions on Turkey, the government also passed a waiver to still sell weapons to Turkey? Come on everyone, read between the lines.

                              • GourmetGilda
                                GourmetGilda  6 days back

                                A new Vietnam people open your eyes think for yourself,question authority!

                                • GourmetGilda
                                  GourmetGilda  6 days back

                                  The world is in trouble ,people really going mad,only hope nature @nd love will reign.

                                  • EcoHumanist
                                    EcoHumanist  6 days back

                                    We cannot afford to be the worlds police. The woman admits it has been 4 years supplying the Kurds with weapons and intelligence, Afghanistan 18 years, Iraq in the middle. Endless wars, costing American lives, spending our tax dollars that could be used in educating our youth, taxes that could be providing health care and prescriptions to our sick. Why why why does the USA need to be the one country to bankrupt itself to provide "help" to other cultures/societies, when ours is failing in providing for our own citizens? England and France pulled out of the region,. Israel and Saudi Arabia have 100's of thousands of soldiers and Billions of dollars of modern weapons and intelligence that could be used in helping the Kurds. Why are they not helping their allies against ISIS?

                                    • bzacon
                                      bzacon  1 weeks back

                                      Some important points about loyalty there but she's still a war monger.

                                      • Abu Yusuf
                                        Abu Yusuf  1 weeks back

                                        Evil witch war criminal

                                        • SmoknWoodChucks ChipChuckSmoked

                                          Tumps element is excelling in a court room setting. Not in international foreign affairs. Hanging out someone out too dry for a "personal comfort zone effort" maybe a short term relief. However, has very long term consequences. 🌳☁☁☁☁

                                          • Rakim Ali
                                            Rakim Ali  1 weeks back

                                            Curious to know now if Turkey is our enemy? now and if America up for the formation of new country for the Kurds? I highly doubt Susan rice knew who the Kurds were few months ago...warmongering tool

                                            • Rakim Ali
                                              Rakim Ali  1 weeks back

                                              I wonder if she's sending her own kids to fight for the wars she's advocating for or just poor white and black kids with student debt loans...America has no business being in the middle East

                                              • dd rr
                                                dd rr  1 weeks back

                                                The kurds want a country in turkey syria irak and iran. Thats why they are fighting for the west.
                                                If you want to give them a country give florida ore something.
                                                The kurds always been slaves of israel and the west.

                                                • Alicia Taylor
                                                  Alicia Taylor  1 weeks back

                                                  Trump has to go he works for Russia and his financial interests not for the US the country he's supposed to defend or for the American people.Trump is dangerous he is bat sh.. Crazy!!!

                                                  • Marvelous Meh
                                                    Marvelous Meh  1 weeks back

                                                    The only ones crazier and stupider than Trump. Is his supporters, the Trumptards.

                                                    • SMART IMAGE HD TV
                                                      SMART IMAGE HD TV  1 weeks back

                                                      It's not about Turkey and Kurd that's a diversion it's about to leave US position to Russia, who is filling the US position it's not Turkey it's Russia he is keeping his promess to award Russia "US troops in Syria; Iran agreement, Paris agreement, to cancel many treaty to advantage Russia. He is a stable genius i agree that now i see how he is fooling all country...

                                                      • Anne Murdock
                                                        Anne Murdock  1 weeks back

                                                        Come on....this is a quid pro quo. After a telephone call with Erdogen, Trump pulls troops out of Syria. The next day Turkey attacks Syria. Turkey gets to kill all the Kurds and Trump gets something in return..Maybe, some "made up" information on Biden or maybe safety for his two hotels in Turkey. Trump is a super egomaniacal narcissist. He feels "absolutely zero" about the Kurds who are getting slaughtered. And, if the Kurds call in the Russians to "save them", then that's OK too because it helps to pay Putin back for whatever Trump owes him! Every decision Trump makes about America is based solely on "what is best for Trumps pocketbook!'l His usurper presidency is one long "conflict of interest" scene". Congress needs to STOP the withdrawal of the 1000 American Troops, plus send extra troops temporarily to protect our allies, the Kurds. And, Congress needs to STOP the presidency of Trump by removing him immediate with the 25th. Congress needs to STOP thinking of Trump as in any way a "normal" president. Trump is a,complete "abberation" of any other presidentc. He only became president to " make himself and his children money! He could care less if he destroys everything, the constitution, democracy, decency, and even the physical world if he can "con" everyone out of money!

                                                        • MrRogerSherman
                                                          MrRogerSherman  1 weeks back

                                                          This is just Trump sticking it to Obama.

                                                          • Goodwins all access Media service provider

                                                            This decision is TRUMP DOING PUTINS RUSSIA A FAVOUR MOST LIKELY FOR PROFIT

                                                            • Mike Johnson
                                                              Mike Johnson  1 weeks back

                                                              Remember everybody, it’s this piece of shit, Rice, and Obama and Hillary that got the US into this mess.

                                                              • Roger Làfreniere
                                                                Roger Làfreniere  1 weeks back

                                                                when did america murder inc. declare war on syria, before they unleashed their psychotic mercenary head choppers or after, if not what the fuck is murder inc doing in syria, no doubt padding its war crimes and crimes against humanity..

                                                                • Armando Sanchez
                                                                  Armando Sanchez  1 weeks back

                                                                  Trump is removing troops from Syria for Putin....

                                                                  • Mike Hughes
                                                                    Mike Hughes  1 weeks back

                                                                    Major arms deal with turkey

                                                                    • Maria Von Borstel
                                                                      Maria Von Borstel  1 weeks back

                                                                      We are not safe with Trump. He does not care about terrorism attacks.

                                                                      • ali schmidt
                                                                        ali schmidt  1 weeks back

                                                                        For all the ignorant drinking koolaid fools. You dont even know what the Americans and Kurds and Turks and Islamic state were all doing. American and allied forces have been fighting along side the Kurds for a few years now. ..our Special forces have been right there with the Peshmerga Kurdish special forces.... Americans went there to train them and then as things went on ended up fighting right beside them.. The Kurds knew we could not stay forever and in fact are being forced out... it is the Sharia fanatic Erdogan that said ...we will not fire on kurds or us and her allies as you withdrawal your troops. ...That was the deal. ..however no one was given enough time to move. The Russian went in and started bombing the Kurds immediately. .Erdogan knows every square inch of our military bases. But he has betrayed his own people .. as well as the Americans who helped him when ISIS WAS ON THEIR MARCH TO SLAUGHTER .EVERYONE. THE AMERICAN FORCES STAYED THERE TO HELP BUT WERE FORCED OUT. SO we trained these guys to fight and they are damn good soldiers. .I want our troops home too!!!! I have special interest that's been gone way too long. ....

                                                                        • MR IT409
                                                                          MR IT409  1 weeks back

                                                                          I thought Dems were in favor of getting out of war zones ...Obama in Iraq (dumb ass)

                                                                          • ali schmidt
                                                                            ali schmidt  1 weeks back

                                                                            Oh Susan you are overreacting we all know this is no BIG DEAL ..its all because of the video on YOUTUBE YA KNOW ABOUT THE BIG BAD WOLF!!! NOTHING TO SEE HERE FOLKS MOVE ALONG!!!

                                                                            • Max Hess
                                                                              Max Hess  1 weeks back

                                                                              "Trump equates himself with the state" - Susan Rice
                                                                              "L'etat c'est moi" - Louis XIV
                                                                              Rice identifies the key issue here better than anyone else.

                                                                              • Pam M
                                                                                Pam M  1 weeks back

                                                                                And by the way...the middle east theology will never change. We need to let them settle their differences. We will never stop the slaughter that Islam curses every country it controls. Obummer did nothing to make America safer. Remember the "video" and Bengahzi. She needs to go live a different life.

                                                                                • Pam M
                                                                                  Pam M  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Susan Rice, your corruption in the Obummer adm. Where do I begin?😟

                                                                                  • PIANOPHUNGUY
                                                                                    PIANOPHUNGUY  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Pull the nuclear bombs out of Turkey.

                                                                                    • PIANOPHUNGUY
                                                                                      PIANOPHUNGUY  1 weeks back

                                                                                      The democrats are the new hawks. US troops out of the middle east and central Asia.

                                                                                      • John Kiangani
                                                                                        John Kiangani  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Olivia Pope is that you?

                                                                                        • WW
                                                                                          WW  1 weeks back

                                                                                          oh my god she is going to be in so much trouble with the barr durham report she was deep state and you lot give the crook air time you are really scraping the bottom of the barrell its only 50 solders why do we have to leave them there obama started isis why not ask her about that

                                                                                          • Vette Vegas
                                                                                            Vette Vegas  1 weeks back

                                                                                            War Mongers....because it's not HER or HIS kids (US Troops).

                                                                                            • Adarsh Kurup
                                                                                              Adarsh Kurup  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Is it possible that this is the only way out Trump got to hide an even bigger scandal?
                                                                                              Maybe somebody has leverage over him if he didn't take this extreme step?
                                                                                              Because despite all he says and does, for some reason I don't think he likes seeing people killed. He wasn't too enthusiastic about working with John Bolton to drop bombs that would kill a lot of people.

                                                                                              • wilb6657
                                                                                                wilb6657  1 weeks back

                                                                                                Here is a video with Putin discussing the Syrian situation from a Russian perspective. I encourage anyone who is interested in a nuanced, and expansive view of the Syrian conflict, to watch it. It always helps to hear both sides: