Top U.S. general warns against major assault on Syria’s Idlib

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford attends a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

ATHENS (Reuters) – The top U.S. military officer warned on Tuesday that a major Syrian military assault on the rebel-held enclave of Idlib would lead to a “humanitarian catastrophe” and instead recommended more narrowly tailored operations against militants there. The northern province and surrounding areas are the last major swathe of territory held by insurgents […]

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