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US Orders Special Operations Troops to Syria

U.S. officials say a small group of American ground troops will be heading to Syria to “advise and assist” opposition groups. Initial reports say the special-operations forces' aim is to defeat the extremist Islamic State group. A senior Obama administration official said Friday that the president has authorized a small complement of U.S. Special Forces - fewer than 50 troops - to deploy to northern Syria.   These forces will coordinate local ground forces and join in...

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