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The U.S. Is Already Fighting in Syria

It has targeted ISIS and other terrorist groups, not the Assad regime—though that might change soon.
Source: U.S. Navy / Reuters

President Trump’s remarks that he’s “changed his mind” about Syria and its leader, Bashar al-Assad, after this week’s deadly chemical attack, has raised speculation the U.S. might be considering military action in Syria.

CNN reported that Trump told some congressional lawmakers he was considering military action. Reuters cited an anonymous senior administration official who said that the military option remained on the table in Syria. Notwithstanding the fact the United States, as a

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