US To Retain 500-600 Troops In Syria: Defense Secretary
Thursday, 14 November 2019 Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced that around 600 U.S. troops will remain in Syria. This statement brought clarity on the exact size of the U.S. military presence in the war-torn country. Esper disclosed this to the media on a flight en route to Seoul. He was asked how many troops do the United States have in Syria, and what's their mission. "Our mission is the enduring defeat of ISIS. We
James Le Mesurier, the former British army officer and founder of an NGO that trains the Syria Civil Defense group, has been found dead outside his home in Istanbul. Meanwhile, Turkey is moving forward with plans to deport captured Islamic State fighters to the West. Matthew Larotonda reports.