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The Islamic State’s Greatest Wish: U.S. Combat Forces in Syria | The National Interest

The Islamic State’s Greatest Wish: U.S. Combat Forces in Syria | The National Interest

“The Defense Department might propose that the US send conventional ground combat forces into northern Syria for the first time to speed up the fight against ISIS,” CNN reported last week. No options have been formally presented to the National Security Council or President Trump for consideration, and there will certainly be more choices on the menu for the NSC staff to consider. But if the deployment of potentially sending several thousand U.S. conventional forces into Syria is truly an option that the Trump administration is considering, then it should think long and hard before signing the order.

Source: The Islamic State’s Greatest Wish: U.S. Combat Forces in Syria | The National Interest