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    The next days could see an explosive escalation in the Syrian conflict if Pentagon chief Ashton Carter agrees to a Saudi plan to commit ground troops.

    Carter is due to meet NATO counterparts in Brussels this coming week, along with other officials from the US-led military coalition of nations that is supposedly fighting the Daesh terror group (also known as ISIL) in Syria.

    Days ago Carter welcomed an announcement by a Saudi military spokesman that the Persian Gulf kingdom was prepared to send troops into Syria.

    The Saudi officer said that “if”the US-led coalition agreed to the move, then it would proceed with the intervention. Carter then deferred to consult with coalition partners during imminent meetings in Brussels.

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