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Obama to send special forces to Syria

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest speaks about the decision to put a small group of US Special Forces in Syria, during the Daily Press Briefing at the White House in Washington, DC on October 30, 2015President Barack Obama has authorized the first sustained deployment of special forces to Syria, the White House said Friday, reversing a long-standing refusal to put US boots on the ground. Obama okayed a deployment of “fewer than 50” special operations personnel in the north of the war-ravaged nation, in a bid to strengthen forces fighting the Islamic State group, spokesman Josh Earnest said. While US fighters are believed to have previously carried out covert missions in Syria — they had not been deployed there on a continuous basis.

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