Iraqi army soldiers raise their weapons in celebration on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.

Experts Warn Retaking Mosul Won’t Stop ISIS, But Could Make Syria’s Civil War Worse

Despite Obama’s promises to avoid U.S. ‘boots on the ground’ in Syria, as many as 5,000 special forces troops are currently fighting ISIS alongside Iraqi forces in Mosul.

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