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U.S. Expands Footprint in Iraq, Assad Stays in Syria for Now
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Season 2019
Episode 61
As congressional leaders return from their summer recess, the panelists previewed what...
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U.S. Expands Footprint in Iraq, Assad Stays in Syria for Now

As U.S. forces continues the fight against ISIS, the Pentagon announced plans to send more special operations forces to Iraq. In neighboring Syria, Bashar al Assad is likely to stay in power for the foreseeable future because, as Michael Crowley reports, the U.S. sees him as "an enemy we can work with."

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