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Carter calls 1st commando mission into Syria a success

Carter calls 1st commando mission into Syria a success

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the first mission by a new team of special operations forces into Syria was successful in identifying Syrian Arab fighters the coalition can work with to oust Islamic State militants from their self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa.

Speaking after meeting with several members of the team and commanders, Carter said the U.S. commandos went into Syria to…

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