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April 25, 2016 9:53 am

US to Send Additional Military Personnel to Syria to Help Fight ISIS

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An ISIS terrorist. The US is sending more troops to Syria to  help fight ISIS. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An ISIS terrorist. The US is sending more troops to Syria to help fight ISIS. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The US plans to send up to 250 additional military personnel to Syria to help local forces fighting Islamic State, significantly expanding the small American footprint in the war-ravaged country, according to US officials.

President Barack Obama recently signed off on the new deployment, which he is expected to announce Monday. The move will increase the total number of American military personnel operating on the ground inside Syria from 50 to about 300, the US officials said.

Read full story at The Wall Street Journal.

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