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.


  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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