Turkish forces launched an offensive in northern Syria today to help Syrian rebels take a border town from ISIS.
The fighting in Syria comes ahead of what's expected to be an assault in Iraq on the ISIS-held town of Mosul. There are American troops on the ground in that part of Iraq.
Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with BuzzFeed's Mike Giglio, who has been on the front lines and says these troops are more involved in the actual combat that U.S. officials have portrayed.
This article was originally published on August 24, 2016.
This segment aired on August 24, 2016.