"They Could Stop This In 10 Minutes"

Featured on Snopes today: A viral photograph of American soldiers, a snail with great seats to a car race, and a story about a politician "caught" on a hot mic.

Published Oct 21, 2019

A photograph showing three American soldiers has made the rounds on social media in recent days. The caption reads: "U.S. soldiers on the ground in Syria seen crying and visibly shaken saying they could stop this in 10 minutes but Trump won't let them!"

In reality, the image is nearly eight years old. However, the sentiment of the attached quote may not be a complete fabrication.'s Dan Evon reports.

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