Australian forces destroy Islamic State targets in Iraq
“Responsibility to lead a large multinational force conducting a strike mission in Iraq is recognition of the exceptional skills and professionalism of Australia's ATG personnel,” he said. The mission was a “great success”, the Air Commodore added.
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Pentagon warning: Troops' role in Iraq could expand
He added that the U.S. has a modest force in Iraq now, serving as advisers and trainers, and "any expansion of that, I think, would be equally modest. I just don't foresee a circumstance when it would be in our interest to take this fight on ourselves …
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