• ISIS is putting up a stronger fight than the US anticipated, and that could complicate Trump's plans

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    Khalil Ashawi/Reuters
    The Trump administration's plan to bring US troops in Syria back home is being complicated by renewed attacks from the terrorist group ISIS, according to The Wall Street Journal.
    Prior to retreating from its strongholds in cities like Raqqa, Syria and Mosul, Iraq, ISIS reportedly dug tunnels and set up sleeper cells in the desert that stretches across Iraq and Syria.
    In late June, Defense Secretary James Mattis warned there would still be "hard fighting ahead" against ISIS.
    There are roughly 2,000 US troops stationed in Syria.
    The Trump administration's plan to bring...
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