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Iran Strikes Should Trigger Review of US Role in Syria

Friday's attack came hours after Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, pictured, issued a statement about the U.S. Central Command forces' "precision airstrikes," which various media outlets reported killed between eight and 11 pro-Iranian fighters. (AP)

By    |   Monday, 27 March 2023 07:42 AM EDT

As Iran and American forces trade airstrikes in Syria, military analysts fear that a lack of coherent strategy in the region could prompt sudden escalation into a full-blown war between the Islamic Republic and the U.S.

Rockets rained down near a U.S. military base located in northeast Syria on Friday, a day after an American contractor was killed and five U.S. service members and another U.S. contractor were wounded when a suspected Iranian drone hit a coalition base in the same area.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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As Iran and American forces trade airstrikes in Syria, military analysts fear that a lack of coherent strategy in the region could prompt sudden escalation into a full-blown war between the Islamic Republic and the U.S.
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