Top White House official Flies to Syria for Talks

“A top White House official recently traveled to Damascus for secret meetings with the Assad regime, marking the first time such a high-level U.S. official has met in Syria with the isolated government in more than a decade, according to Trump administration officials and others familiar with the negotiations.

“Kash Patel, a deputy assistant to President Trump and the top White House counterterrorism official, flew to Damascus earlier this year in an effort to secure release of at least two Americans believed to be held by President Bashar al-Assad, the officials said. Officials familiar with the trip declined to say who Mr. Patel met with during his trip.”

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