More Than 400 US Marines Leaving Syria

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More Than 400 US Marines Leaving Syria
TO GO WITH STORY - IRAQ - MARINES by SUSANNAH GEORGE, in this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 photo, U.S. Marines build a military site in western Anbar, Iraq. The US-led coalition's newest outpost in the fight against the Islamic State group is in a dusty corner of western Iraq just some 20 kilometers from the border with Syria. From here, a couple hundred U.S. marines supported the most recent Iraqi victory against the extremists in the border town of Qaim some 320 kilometers (200 miles) west of Baghdad. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

More than 400 U.S. Marines who helped recapture the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State are leaving the country, according to the U.S.-led coalition that is fighting the militant group. “We’re drawing down combat forces where it makes sense, but still continuing our efforts to help Syrian and Iraqi partners maintain security,” U.S. Brigadier General…