Alex Emmons is an intern for The Intercept, in Washington D.C. He was formerly a human rights activist with Amnesty International and the ACLU.
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Friday, April 29, 2016
As More American Boots Hit the Ground in Syria, U.S. Parses “Boots” and “Ground”
After President Obama announced on Monday that he would deploy 250 additional special operations troops to Syria, State Department spokesperson John Kirby tried to deny that Obama had ever promised not to send “boots on the ground” there. “There was never this ‘no boots on the ground,’” said Kirby...