Marines Deployed To Syria To Assist In Assault On ISIS Stronghold

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The U.S. military is boosting its military presence in Syria. Some 400 Marines will be based there, most providing security for an artillery unit that will assist in the assault on Raqqa, the ISIS stronghold in Syria.

The Marines will join the U.S. Special Operations forces already on the ground in Syria. Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with NPR’s Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman (@TBowmanNPR).

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