Wednesday, 6 April 2016

US is deploying special troops to Syria

Syria: US Special Forces & Rebel Proxies Designed to Outflank Putin and Assad in Fight Against ISIS

Eric Draitser of provides his commentary (April 2, 2016) on the news that the US is deploying large numbers of Special Forces to Syria, along with a new program to train and equip anti-Assad rebels.

Draitser explains that the US intends to fill the void created by the destruciton of much of the Isalmic State's capabilities, both by the combined Russian-Syrian assaults, and by US airstrikes.

He notes that the moves by Washington and strategic in nature, and that they're part of the broader proxy war with Russia.

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