'It's the Trump Model': Gorka Explains President's 'Non-Intervention' Exit Strategy in Syria
Former White House aide Dr. Sebastian Gorka said Friday that President Trump's strategy to bring U.S. troops home from Syria is one of non-intervention.
The president has said he wants to "ideally" start bringing the 2,000 troops home from the war-torn nation within six months.
"The 'Trump Model' -- for wherever we have some interest -- is to have a very light footprint, a small footprint and then get others engaged," Gorka said on "Fox & Friends."
His sentiment goes against his advisers, who argue there is still work to be done there and note how former president Barack Obama's withdrawal from Iraq backfired.
"[Trump] is setting the conditions for the negotiation of a settlement and also getting other people more involved than they already are," Gorka said.
"It's the Trump Model. He is not an interventionist."
Gorka also said if Trump doesn't pull the troops, he wants other countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to fund it.
"[They will] finance the training. This time, real training -- not that joke under the Obama administration," he said.
Watch the segment above.