ISIS has held Mosul for 2 years, but extremists may soon face an offensive months in the planning with U.S. commanders
The United States currently has 4,500 troops training and advising Iraqi forces.
President Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State, U.S. officials say.
The Pentagon plans to send about 600 additional troops to Iraq to help launch a long-awaited offensive to retake Mosul in coming weeks, the most ambitious operation yet in the two-year military campaign against Islamic State. The es...
The deployment, to aid Iraqis in the looming battle to take back Mosul from the Islamic State, will bring the number of American troops in Iraq to 5,000.