2000 U.S. Troops Remain in Syria

According to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, about 2000 United States troops will continue to stay in Syria to fight ISIS.

Objectives:

  1. Aiding Syrian Democratic forces
  2. Fight ISIS
  3. Training local security forces

Defense Secretary Mattis blamed the ongoing battle in Syria, on Russia and Iran’s assistance to Assad.

 

Source: Stars And Strips

 

Edge of Humanity Magazine’s Prediction: Russia and especially Iran will not back down in their support for Assad; which will lead to future American troop buildup.

 

 

 

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