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4 Nov 2019 Defense Secretary Mark Esper said U.S. troops would protect Syrian oil fields from ISIS, and later acknowledged the troops would also prevent 

24 Oct 2019 The U.S. will send armored reinforcements into eastern Syria to bolster defenses against a potential move by Islamic State militants on oil fields  21 Oct 2019 Esper made the announcement as U.S. soldiers were arriving in eastern Iraq after withdrawing from northeastern Syria, where the Turkish military  25 Oct 2019 The US will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into the hands of ISIS, Defense  25 Oct 2019 BRUSSELS — The United States will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into  26 Oct 2019 Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday that the United States would leave forces in Syria to protect oil fields and keep them from falling into  25 Oct 2019 The U.S. will send armoured reinforcements into eastern Syria to bolster defences against a potential move by Islamic State militants on oil 

Oct. 25, 2019 BRUSSELS — The United States will deploy several hundred troops to guard eastern oil fields in Syria against the Islamic State, defense officials said Friday, another lurch in

21 Oct 2019 Esper made the announcement as U.S. soldiers were arriving in eastern Iraq after withdrawing from northeastern Syria, where the Turkish military  25 Oct 2019 The US will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into the hands of ISIS, Defense  25 Oct 2019 BRUSSELS — The United States will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into  26 Oct 2019 Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday that the United States would leave forces in Syria to protect oil fields and keep them from falling into 

The US military has started reinforcing its positions around oil fields in eastern Syria, saying the new deployments are part of its continuing counter-terrorist mission after the killing of the

21 Oct 2019 Esper made the announcement as U.S. soldiers were arriving in eastern Iraq after withdrawing from northeastern Syria, where the Turkish military  25 Oct 2019 The US will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into the hands of ISIS, Defense  25 Oct 2019 BRUSSELS — The United States will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into  26 Oct 2019 Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday that the United States would leave forces in Syria to protect oil fields and keep them from falling into 

US Troops, Mechanized Forces to Remain in Syria to Guard Oil Wells: Esper A reinforced contingent of U.S. troops backed by mechanized forces will stay in northeastern Syria to protect oil fields

10 Nov 2019 As U.S. troops beef up in eastern Syria to protect oil fields, residents hope their mission will bring stability and prosperity to the remote and  21 Nov 2019 The US announced a withdrawal of its forces from northern Syria in October, but has since said it would retain around 500 troops to guard oil  7 Nov 2019 Pentagon Defends Murky Mission in Syria Oil Fields. The key question is whether U.S. troops have legal authority to fire on Syrian, Russian,  5 Nov 2019 Some US troops guarding oil fields in Syria are reportedly still waiting for military orders — including when and how they could attack the  12 Nov 2019 In that respect, I suggested that the linkage between a continued U.S. troop presence in Syria and oil wealth is an exercise designed to elicit 

Troops, armored vehicles enter Syria to protect oil fields from ISIS WASHINGTON – U.S. troops and armored vehicles entered Syria Thursday on a mission to protect oil fields from falling into the

24 Oct 2019 The U.S. will send armored reinforcements into eastern Syria to bolster defenses against a potential move by Islamic State militants on oil fields  21 Oct 2019 Esper made the announcement as U.S. soldiers were arriving in eastern Iraq after withdrawing from northeastern Syria, where the Turkish military  25 Oct 2019 The US will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into the hands of ISIS, Defense  25 Oct 2019 BRUSSELS — The United States will send armored vehicles and combat troops into eastern Syria to keep oil fields from potentially falling into  26 Oct 2019 Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday that the United States would leave forces in Syria to protect oil fields and keep them from falling into  25 Oct 2019 The U.S. will send armoured reinforcements into eastern Syria to bolster defences against a potential move by Islamic State militants on oil  25 Oct 2019 U.S. military presence in a northeastern region of Syria to prevent potentially resurgent Islamic State (IS) extremists from seizing the oil fields.

If approved, a combat unit armed with tanks would be sent into an area along the Euphrates River to reinforce about 200 lightly armed troops who are staying in Syria to protect the oil fields