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Mattis: Allies must take responsibility for Syria detainees<
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ROME (AP) - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says allied nations must take responsibility for their citizens who have been detained as foreign fighters for the Islamic State group in Syria.
Mattis says "doing nothing is not an option," even as some governments have expressed little interest in having such militants returned.
Mattis was speaking ...