06 Dec '17, 8pm

米国防総省、シリアに2千人、イラクに5千2百人の米軍がいる https://t.co/mwzWnit0Gh

米国防総省、シリアに2千人、イラクに5千2百人の米軍がいる https://t.co/mwzWnit0Gh

WASHINGTON — About 2,000 American troops are operating in Syria, the Pentagon announced Wednesday, acknowledging four times the servicemembers in the embattled nation than it had disclosed. Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said American troops will remain in Syria for the foreseeable future, even as Islamic State nears defeat there and in Iraq, countries where the militants once controlled vast areas of land. The United States will take a “conditions-based” approach to removing its forces from Syria, he said, aiming to stabilize areas liberated from ISIS control and bolster local groups to govern as it supports United Nations-led peace talks in Geneva. Manning announced the new official figure for American servicemembers in Syria on Wednesday, saying Defense Secretary Jim Mattis wants to increase transparency about where and how troops are deployed. As part of ...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/pentagon-about-2-000-u-s-troops-i...

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Pentagon: About 2,000 US Troops in Syria

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military.com 06 Dec '17, 7pm

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says there are about 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria. That is four times as many as officials had pub...

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defense.gov 06 Dec '17, 7pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2017 — The United States has about 5,200 troops in Iraq and 2,000 in Syria, and those numbers are tren...

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defense.gov 08 Dec '17, 1pm

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