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US Forces in Syria Ordered to Remove Kurdish YPG Patches

U.S. special forces in Syria who were wearing patches of a Kurdish fighting group have been ordered to remove them because of "political sensitivities," a spokesman for the coalition fighting Islamic State forces in Iraq and Syria said Friday. Placing the patches of the People’s Protection Units, known as the YPG, on U.S. military uniforms was "unauthorized,” Colonel Steve Warren told reporters via teleconference from Baghdad. “The situation has been corrected, and we...

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