U.S. to Deploy Special Operations Forces in Syria: Officials

October 30, 2015 2:56 PM

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The U.S. will send a small number of U.S. special operations forces into Syria as part of a shift in its strategy against ISIS, officials said Friday.

A senior administration official confirmed that President Barack Obama has authorized a contingent of less than 50 special operations forces to deploy into northern Syria.

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