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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015
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Tonight we have a rare look at the battlefield in Syria where U.S. special operations forces are now on the ground fighting ISIS. The Americans are supporting allied militias including Kurdish forces that are Charlie D'Agata linked up with near the ISIS capital city. The thick fog meant they drive to the front line inside Syria was slow. We were about 40 miles from Raqqa the headquarters of ISIS but their fighters were just a few miles away and no one wanted to make a wrong turn. Pass deserted v...
Charlie D'Agata

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