A US Bradley armored personnel carrier drives near the town of Tal Tamr in northeastern Syria on November 10, 2019. | Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images

About 100 US service members are going to northeast Syria to defend against Russian aggression.

Despite President Donald Trump’s clear desire to withdraw US troops from Syria and improve ties with Russia, the Pentagon will imminently send around 100 more service members to the war-torn nation to better confront Moscow’s forces.

On Friday, the US military announced Bradley fighting vehicles, radar, and more fighter jets to conduct patrols would be on their way to northeast Syria.

The decision comes just a month after seven US service members suffered concussions during a skirmish with a Russian convoy that wasn’t expected in the area. The altercation clearly moved the Defense Department to provide reinforcements for the roughly 500 US troops still in Syria as part of…

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