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Syria
. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Callahan)
Matt Saintsing
December 14, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Weapons given to Syrian rebels from the United States were intended to be used against President Bashar Assad’s forces, but according to a report ended up in the hands of the Islamic State.
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Connecting Vets
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October 17, 2017 - 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says the Syrian city of Raqqa is about 90 percent cleared of Islamic State fighters. After the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces announced that Raqqa was fully liberated on Tuesday, a spokesman for the coalition, Col. Ryan Dillon, told reporters at the Pentagon...
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