US Combat Airlift Marks Deepening Involvement in Syria

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, arrive to attend the Meeting of the Ministers of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of ISIS, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at the State Department in Washington. Top officials from the 68-nation coalition fighting the Islamic State group are looking to increase pressure on the group as U.S.-backed forces move closer to retaking Mosul.

By Published on March 23, 2017

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  • Paul Burgett

    “This is pretty major”. No, it’s not. Tarawa was major. Fallujah was major. This is an escalation of force that we knew was coming. This is one of the reasons people voted for Trump, right?

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