U.S. to Remain in Syria Indefinitely, Pentagon Officials Say | Washington Week

U.S. to Remain in Syria Indefinitely, Pentagon Officials Say

The Pentagon plans to keep some U.S. forces in Syria indefinitely, even after a war against the Islamic State extremist group formally ends, to take part in what it describes as ongoing counterterrorism operations, officials said.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
The Wall Street Journal
Topics: 
Syria
Military / Pentagon
Foreign Policy
Middle East
Author Info: Nancy Youssef
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The Pentagon plans to keep some U.S. forces in Syria indefinitely, even after a war against the Islamic State extremist group formally ends, to take part in what it describes as ongoing counterterrorism operations, officials said.
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