Outgoing Anti-ISIS Envoy Wishes Colleagues Well ‘As They Work Under Extremely Difficult Circumstances’

You may remember that after the resignation of Defense Secretary James Mattis, days later news broke that the top U.S. envoy to the global coalition fighting ISIS resigned too. McGurk’s decision was apparently spurred on by President Donald Trump‘s Syria announcement as well, but Trump downplayed his departure:

McGurk has not made much public comment since the news broke, but in his first tweet since then, he reveals today was his last day and alludes to “extremely difficult circumstances” people are working under:

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