Rachel Maddow reports on additional U.S. service men and women being sent to Iraq in anticipation of an operation to take the Iraqi city Of Mosul from ISIS.
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 »
The troops will aid Iraqi forces in their fight against ISIS, particularly in retaking the city of Mosul
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says the increase — which brings the American total to about 5,000 — anticipates a major operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul.