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U.S. weighs deploying up to 1,000 ‘reserve’ troops for IS fight

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is weighing a deployment of up to 1,000 American soldiers to Kuwait to serve as a reserve force in the fight against Islamic State as U.S.-backed fighters accelerate the offensive in Syria and Iraq, U.S. officials told Reuters. Via: reuters.com Proponents of the option, which has not been previously reported, said it would provide U.S. commanders ...

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Denmark deploying special forces to Syria against Islamic State

Denmark will deploy up to 60 special forces to fight Islamic State in Syria, the Danish government said on Friday.  Via: reuters.com NATO member Denmark is part of the U.S.-led operation “Inherent Resolve” against Islamic State and already has ground troops operating in Iraq. “Based on a concrete approach from the coalition, the government has decided to expand the tasks of ...

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