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US special forces chief: No plan to take IS ‘capital’ | GMA News Online

US special forces chief: No plan to take IS ‘capital’ | GMA News Online

The commander of US special operations said Tuesday that while coalition forces have put the Islamic State group under pressure there is no immediate battlefield plan to take its de facto capital.

Briefing US lawmakers in Washington, senior generals said the US-led anti-IS coalition was working with local ground forces to isolate the group’s Syrian stronghold in the city of Raqa.

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