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Special forces for Syria, Americans leaving Turkey, and more U.S. military for Europe – The Washington Post

Special forces for Syria, Americans leaving Turkey, and more U.S. military for Europe – The Washington Post

Except not from the U.S. this time. Russian special forces are also playing a major role in wresting key parts of Syria from the Islamic State, most recently in Palmyra, where Syrian forces launched a major offensive. The Russian Spetsnaz are the glue that held them together.

But there’s a difference between how U.S. Special Forces and the Russian Spetsnaz appear to be operating at the front – namely, the Russians are a lot more directly involved in combat operations, fighting alongside Syrian troops.

Source: Special forces for Syria, Americans leaving Turkey, and more U.S. military for Europe – The Washington Post