The Wall Street Journal: Turkish state-run media publishes map of U.S. forces in Syria

WASHINGTON — A detailed map purportedly showing where U.S. forces are deployed in northern Syria was published by Turkey’s state-run news agency, drawing a sharp retort and a warning from the Pentagon that the move could undermine the battle against Islamic State.

The U.S. government on Wednesday expressed its concerns to Turkish officials after Anadolu Agency released a lengthy article and a map it said showed the locations of 10 bases used by hundreds of U.S. forces in northern Syria battling Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

“The release of sensitive military information exposes coalition forces to unnecessary risk and has the potential to disrupt ongoing operations to defeat ISIS,” the U.S.

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