Jun 13, 2015

U.S. to Deploy 450 Soldiers, Speed Weapons Shipments to Iraq | Democracy Now!

The White House has confirmed plans to increase the U.S. military presence in Iraq. On Wednesday, the Obama administration announced the deployment of up to 450 U.S. troops to train and back Iraqi forces in the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. The new U.S. contingent will operate out of a military base in Anbar province. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest announced the...

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