The US general commanding the coalition fight against ISIS expects the fight for its de-facto capital to have hit the city center by this summer, and in an exclusive interview with CNN, he held out the possibility that more US troops may be needed for that tougher fight.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Tuesday that America's top priority in Syria remained fighting the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq, but he made it clear the use of chemical weapons would not be tolerated and could warrant additional military actions like last week's missile strike against a Syrian air base.
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