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US military helping US backed forces in fight for Tabqa Dam in Syria

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WEB Notes: They have now given the “good terrorists” an official name, a couple of names from reading this. Yet none of these terrorists are truly organized enough to meet Assad in order to negotiate a new Syrian Constitution. Why negotiate when the proxy armies of the West are closing in on victory…

Fighters in Syria have begun a major ground offensive, backed up by US forces, to retake a vital dam near Raqqa, Syria, from ISIS, a US official told CNN Wednesday.

The attack also included an unprecedented air assault involving US helicopters landing behind enemy lines — flying about 500 local US allies and coalition military advisers across the Euphrates River and Lake Assad so they could attack the ISIS-controlled dam and neighboring town and airfield from the south.

“This is the first time we have conducted an air movement, air assault, with the Syrian Arab Coalition and Syrian Democratic Forces,” Col. Joseph Scrocca, a coalition public affairs officer, said. On a call with reporters from Baghdad Wednesday, Scrocca called the air operation a “daring assault behind enemy lines.”

Source: US military helping US backed forces in fight for Tabqa Dam in Syria – CNNPolitics.com



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