For the time being, the US is no longer seeking regime change in Syria.
However, this may change when Trump and Tillerson want to take out Iran and Hezbollah, two
key allies for Syria and Bashar al-Assad. Assad referred to the
bolstering of US troops in Syria as an invasion because they did not ask
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stands before laying a wreath at
the mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, in
Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)