Reuters: US to Deploy More Special Forces to Syria

According to an exclusive Reuters report, the US coalition is weighing on sending more American special forces into Syria as it looks to expand the fight against the Islamic State.

The officials, with direct knowledge of the proposal’s details, declined to disclose the exact increase under consideration. But one of them said it would leave the U.S. special operations contingent many times larger than the around 50 troops currently in Syria, where they operate largely as advisors away from the front lines.

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