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Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Send U.S. Troops to Syria

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by InTheLight, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. InTheLight

    InTheLight Well-Known Member

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    WASHINGTON — President Obama will deploy a small number of American Special Operations forces to Kurdish-controlled territory in northern Syria to help local forces fight the Islamic State, the White House announced on Friday.

    The team will advise and assist opposition forces who are fighting the Islamic State militant group in Syria, providing smoother and quicker access to equipment and logistical help, an official said before the announcement. The decision adds a new level of risk to the Syrian enterprise, as it could bring the Special Operations troops into closer contact with the Islamic State, even if they are in Kurdish territory.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/31/w...to-syria-to-help-fight-the-islamic-state.html
     
  2. poncho

    poncho Well-Known Member

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    Ya gotta love the way the NYT keeps trying to convince us that ISIS and the "moderate rebel forces" aren't one and the same.
     
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