MESOP NEWS OVERVIEW : Top U.S. Officials Tour Syria’s Raqqa

 23 Jan 2018 – The U.S. military commander overseeing the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State and an administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development visited the city of Raqqa, which was once considered the capital of militant group’s caliphate (Reuters) but was reclaimed by U.S.-backed forces (WSJ) three months ago. Read more