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 United States is preparing to send an unspecific number of additional troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group. That's according to … Click to Continue »
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday that Washington would send more U.S. troops to help local forces in the battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State expected later this year.