U.S. to send 200 more troops to Syria to combat Islamic State - UPI.com
UPI report: "The United States will send an additional 200 troops to Syria to assist
rebel groups in capturing the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa,
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced.
Speaking at the annual IISS Manama Dialogue security gathering on
Saturday in Manama, Bahrain, Carter said special forces trainers,
advisers and bomb disposal teams will join the 300 U.S. troops already
in Syria, the BBC reported."