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U.S. to keep some special forces troops in Libya | Digital Journal
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U.S. to keep some special forces troops in Libya | Digital Journal

US Marine General Thomas Waldhauser, head of the US Africa Command, told reporters that the US needs to retain a small special operations force in Libya indefinitely.Even though he estimated that less than 200 Islamic State fighters remain in Libya, the general still maintained that they were enough of a threat to retain the special operations force there.

American stealth bombers attacked IS desert encampments south of Sirte on January 18.

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