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CIA, US special forces launch drone campaign in Syria: Report

CIA, US special forces launch drone campaign in Syria: Report

The CIA and US special forces are carrying out a secret campaign using armed drones to target and kill Islamic State (IS) leaders in Syria, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

The clandestine programme is separate from the US’s wider military operations against IS fighters, the newspaper reported, citing unnamed US officials.

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