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Saudis, UAE May Lack ‘Capacity’ to Help in Syria, US Officials Say

Top U.S. intelligence officials appear to be raising concerns about offers by some Arab countries to put boots on the ground to fight Islamic State militants in Syria. Both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates — Sunni-majority states uncomfortable with Iran’s expansion into Syria and Iraq — have said they could send troops. “We appreciate and value the Saudi willingness to engage on the ground,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told lawmakers Tuesday, adding, “I...

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