Syria

Obama announces 250 special operations forces to Syria

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US President Barack Obama has announced the biggest expansion of American ground troops in Syria since 2011, under the pretext of fighting against terrorism, despite previously ruling out sending more forces to the Arab nation.

Speaking in Hannover, Germany, on Monday, Obama announced an additional 250 US Special Operations Forces (SOF) troops will be sent to the war-torn country in the coming weeks.

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