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ISIS James Foley Syria

Failed Special Forces rescue

21 Aug, 2014

A Pentagon spokesman says dozens of elite U.S. Special Forces commandos from units like Delta Force and Seal Team 6 flew into Syria aboard helicopters during the summer in a mission to rescue ISIS captives including Global Post journalist James Foley, but were unable to locate the hostages. Rear Adm. John Kirby:

Unfortunately, the mission was not successful because the hostages were not present at the targeted location