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US sending 200 more special ops soldiers to Syria – Pentagon chief – RT America

The US is sending 200 additional military personnel to Syria to help drive Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) from Raqqa, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday.

Speaking in Bahrain at the Manama Dialogue conference on Middle East security, Carter said the 200, including special forces trainers, advisers, and explosive ordnance disposal teams, would join 300 US special forces already in Syria.

More:  https://www.rt.com/usa/369856-us-syria-200-troops/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=RSS   

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