WASHINGTON | Problem of captured IS fighters grows as US plans Syria exit

9Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

WASHINGTON —Jan 09, 2019—Hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters have been captured in Syria, and what to do with them has become a problem for the Trump administration as it prepares to pull American troops from the country.

An administration official said determining the fate of these prisoners, who include Europeans and some U.S. citizens, is a priority as the U.S. lays the groundwork with allies to comply with President Donald Trump’s order to withdraw the 2,000 American troops from Syria.

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