Just back from a visit to Iraq and Afghanistan, House
Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry said he found the
US-aided local forces “are making progress on the ground” there, though the situation in Syria remains chaotic.
US Central Command on Monday denied ISIS
claims that it had shot down a US aircraft near Anbar, Iraq, saying
American and coalition aircraft have been accounted for.
The easing of restrictions on what assistance US forces can provide Afghan troops, particularly from the air, is making a difference in the progress in that war, House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry said Monday.
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