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U.S. Captures ISIS Operative, Ushering in Tricky Phase – The New York Times

U.S. Captures ISIS Operative, Ushering in Tricky Phase – The New York Times

An elite American Special Operations force has captured a significant Islamic State operative in Iraq and is expected to apprehend and interrogate a number of others in coming months, ushering in a new and potentially fraught phase in the fight against the extremist Sunni militant group.

American defense officials described the capture as a crucial development in battling the Islamic State…

Source: U.S. Captures ISIS Operative, Ushering in Tricky Phase – The New York Times