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TiredCr0codile t1_jbiux7z wrote

It's much different. There isn't much of a threat there. The only reason USA troops were sent there in the first place is because Russia was backing Assad.


proteus94 t1_jbiw2p2 wrote

It’s become an Iranian proxy conflict. ISIL has been mostly cleaned up. Operations have become so specific that the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal only applies to certain theatres of Operation Inherent Resolve. Africa is the new primary hotbed for Islamic terror groups.