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Barack Obama to send 250 additional military personnel to Syria

  • US Officials said that president Barack Obama will be sending an additional 250 military personnel to Syria who would aid the local militias in the fight against the ISIS. Media reports quoted the officials as saying that the goal of this development is to propel more Sunni Arabs to team up with the Kurdish fighters against the ISIS in the northeastern part of Syria. With this, the number of personnel in non-combat roles in Syria will increase to 300.