Syria

Pentagon Says US Forces in Jordan Are a Sign of Increased American Involvement in the Syrian Crisis

Move comes with $70 million price tag

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THE PENTAGON — Analysts say the new U.S. forces the Pentagon is sending to Jordan signal a deepening U.S. involvement in the prolonged conflict in Syria. 

U.S. military experts have been in Jordan already, training Jordanian troops working to prevent a spillover of violence from Syria.