Richard Engel

Richard Engel


@NBCNews Chief Foreign Correspondent

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For the record. Here is the WH statement issued on eve of Turkish invasion clearly saying that it was about to happen -that means US advance noticed - and that US forces pulling out of the way. So when President Trump says no greenlight, remember this.

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Syria Kurdish official told us, reacting to Trump’s overnight decision.  “The Americans are traitors. They have abandoned us to a Turkish massacre. We can no longer fight against isis and have to defend ourselves. This could allow isis to return to the region.”

One of the centerpieces of the London protests. Trump on a golden commode, and it talks, says “fake news” and “witch hunt”

A former Ukrainian lawmaker deeply familiar with the Giuliani dirt-digging campaign told me Trump's phone call to the Ukrainian president asking for an investigation into the Bidens, while withholding vital military aid, was "pressure," "blackmail," and "quid pro quo."

Pompeo was so unpopular among many staffers at CIA for his bullying and outbursts that two well-placed sources tell us his security detail had an “Emancipation Party” after he left.

The Syrian Kurds are being abandoned after they fought, and lost 10k men and women, to battle ISIS for the world. Now, they could be- and many expect will be- wiped out in a campaign of ethnic violence/displacement.

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