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US Trying to Improve Syrian Detention of Foreign Fighters

The United States is trying to improve Syrian rebels' ability to detain what has become a steadily growing number of foreign fighters in Syria, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East told Congress on Tuesday.  Army General Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee that the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces were holding more than 400 detainees. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has been urging reluctant allies to...

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