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In ‘advisory’ role, special ops face danger in expanded terror fight – CNNPolitics.com

In ‘advisory’ role, special ops face danger in expanded terror fight – CNNPolitics.com

he first wave of 250 additional U.S. special operations forces have started arriving in northern Syria to help train and assist local Syrian Democratic Forces as they battle ISIS, CNN has learned.

Due to security concerns, the Pentagon would not say exactly how many special forces are now on the ground to support local Syrian Democratic Forces or where they are located. The Syrian forces are fighting ISIS in its self-declared capital of Raqqa and in the Manbij area near the Turkish border.

Source: In ‘advisory’ role, special ops face danger in expanded terror fight – CNNPolitics.com