President Obama announced Monday that the United States would send an additional 250 Special Operations forces to Syria, a small but significant escalation in America’s ongoing campaign in the region.
The extent of what U.S. Special Operations forces are doing in Syria and neighboring Iraq is unclear. While some units are acting chiefly as advisers to local forces such as the Iraqi Army and Kurdish peshmerga, other teams — probably elements of Joint Special Operations Command — have conducted rai...
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