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Mosul offensive: officials confirm US troops are on the ground

Latest departure from Obama’s pledge involves ‘forward air controllers’ spotting for airstrikes to ensure accuracy, as part of offensive to reclaim city from Isis Although the battle to oust Islamic State from Mosul is led by Iraqi military forces and Kurdish peshmerga auxiliaries, elite international forces are playing a major role in a fight that Baghdad and Washington consider pivotal in the defeat of the jihadi group.
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