Exclusive: Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three

Trump sits for an interview at Trump National Doral golf club in MiamiBy Steve Holland DORAL, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton’s plan for Syria would “lead to World War Three,” because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia. In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, playing down a long-held goal of U.S. policy.

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