Top U.S. commander makes surprise visit to Syria

The top U.S. commander for the Middle East secretly visited Syria on Saturday, May 21, 2016, for a first-hand look at efforts to build cohesive alliances of Arab, Kurd and other local fighters to defeat the Islamic State group (IS). (Credit: AP)

The top U.S. commander for the Middle East secretly visited Syria on Saturday for a first-hand look at efforts to build cohesive alliances of Arab, Kurd and other local fighters to defeat the Islamic State group (IS). (May 21)

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