US Marines are being sent to Syria to reinforce the fight against ISIL.
Together with heavy artillery, the marines are prepared to back up forces they have trained to fight in Raqqa, ISIL’s self-declared capital.
How do the US troops complicate an already crowded battlefield alongside Russian, Turkish and Kurdish forces.
What is the endgame?
What happens if and win ISIL is defeated?
Presenter: Hazem Sika
Guests: Andreas Krieg, King’s College London.
Noah Bonsey, International Crisis Group.
Mamoun Abu Nowar, Retired Jordanian Air Force General
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