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US special forces are training Lebanese Army to fight ISIS | Daily Mail Online
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US special forces are training Lebanese Army to fight ISIS | Daily Mail Online

US special operations forces are aiding the Lebanese Army ahead of a confrontation with the Islamic State along the Syrian border, a Pentagon spokesman has confirmed.

News of the support comes after the Lebanese militia Hezbollah announced it will battle ISIS on the Syrian side during the confrontation.

Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon said that special forces would provide ‘training and support’ for the Lebanese Armed Forces.

‘That not only concentrates on operational type missions, but also tactical and strategic type missions,’ he told The New Arab. ‘We also have a presence with Lebanese special forces in all aspects of training and special operations.’

Further details about the training have not been released due to operational security reasons.

Source: US special forces are training Lebanese Army to fight ISIS | Daily Mail Online