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Pentagon Officials Defend Plan to Send More Special Forces to Syria | Military.com

Pentagon Officials Defend Plan to Send More Special Forces to Syria | Military.com

U.S. Defense Department officials on Thursday defended their plan to send 250 additional Special Forces soldiers into Syria.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee to give updates on current operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

President Barack Obama recently announced he was increasing…

Source: Pentagon Officials Defend Plan to Send More Special Forces to Syria | Military.com