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US confirms special forces on ground in Syria aiding Kurds | Middle East Eye

US confirms special forces on ground in Syria aiding Kurds | Middle East Eye

US special operations forces are on the ground in Syria assisting Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State, the head of the US military’s Central Command reportedly told a Senate committee on Wednesday.

General Lloyd Austin revealed to the Senate Armed Services Committee that US Special Operations Forces are “engaged with YPG” Kurdish forces in the war-torn country, NBC reported.

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Source: US confirms special forces on ground in Syria aiding Kurds | Middle East Eye