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Carson, GOP White House candidates critical of Obama’s Syria plan for 50 Special Ops troops

Posted on AllSides November 1st, 2015
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Republican White House candidates on Sunday criticized President Obama’s plan to deploy 50 Special Operations troops in Syria to fight the Islamic State terror group.

“Sending 50 American Special Forces into Syria in the eyes of ISIL shows that Obama is not all in,” candidate and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said on “Fox News Sunday.” “It is a sign of weakness to ISIL. They have sized Obama up and they think he's weak.”

Graham, a defense hawk and Armed Services Committee member, argued that such a small group will...

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