US forces start training Iraqi troops

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 8:57am by admin

US forces start training Iraqi troops

The American forces' presence in Anbar is part of a plan to expand the US mission in Iraq, with the goal of fighting the ISIL. The expansion is taking place sooner than what had been announced. Dempsey arrived in Baghdad on Saturday on an unannounced …
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