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October 17th, 2017

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U.S. air strikes on Syria would face formidable obstacles

American forces face formidable challenges as President Barack Obama considers an air assault on Islamist fighters in Syria, including intelligence gaps on potential targets, concerns about Syria’s air defenses and fears that the militants may have anti-aircraft weapons, current and former U.S. officials say. The Pentagon began preparing options for an assault on Islamic State fighters…

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