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Obama’s ‘Boots on the Ground’: U.S. Special Forces Are Sent to Tackle Global Threats – The New York Times

Obama’s ‘Boots on the Ground’: U.S. Special Forces Are Sent to Tackle Global Threats – The New York Times

They are taking on a larger combat role in Afghanistan, where the war was supposed to be over. They are headed to Syria to help fight the Islamic State in its stronghold. And President Obama recently ordered nearly 300 of them to Cameroon to assist African troops in their battle against a militant group that has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State.

Source: Obama’s ‘Boots on the Ground’: U.S. Special Forces Are Sent to Tackle Global Threats – The New York Times