The Pentagon stated US officially started a ground operation in Syria to “help fight ISIS” (haha!).
BREAKING: Defense officials tell NBC News that US special ops. forces are on ground in Syria assisting Kurdish forces in fight against ISIS
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) 16 сентября 2015
Of course, it isn’t aimed to demolish the Syrian government (haha) and isn’t the pretext for an imminent escalation with Russia (haha-haha).