Officials: US launched unsuccessful mission to rescue hostages this summer
Washington Post: U.S. special forces launched an operation this summer to rescue Americans held captive in Syria by the Islamic State, but were unsuccessful, officials said Wednesday.
One serviceman was reportedly injured in the operation but no hostages were found.
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Photo: This September 2012 photo posted on the Web site FreeJamesFoley.org shows journalist James Foley in Aleppo, Syria. (Manu Brabo/AP)
This story feels even more painful knowing they were so close to finding something.