U.S. Forces to Stay in Syria for Decades, Say Militia Allies

Syrian Democratic Forces made up of an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters, drive on the outskirts of an eastern entrance to the Al-Meshleb neighborhood of Raqq

AIN ISSA, Syria (Reuters) – Washington’s main Syrian ally in the fight against Islamic State says the U.S. military will remain in northern Syria long after the jihadists are defeated, predicting enduring ties with the Kurdish-dominated region.