Dangerous Places

U.S. prepares to send ‘final increase’ of American forces to Iraq

“The Pentagon is sending 615 additional U.S. troops to Iraq to help bolster local forces as they prepare to invade the Islamic State group’s stronghold in Mosul, Speaking to reporters here Wednesday, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter confirmed an announcement by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that the U.S. is adding what al-Abad called a ‘final increase’ of American forces.”

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