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BAGHDAD — The United States will send 560 more troops to Iraq to transform a freshly retaken air base into a staging hub for the long-awaited battle to recapture Mosul from Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday. The new American forces should arrive in the coming weeks. Most of the engineers, logistics personnel, security and communications forces will concentrate on building up Qayara air base, about 40 kilometers south of Mosul. They will assist Iraqi forces planning to encircle and eventually retake the biggest city anywhere that has fallen under ISIS' control. ArmyTimes
originally posted by: neo96
Screw it people.
It's been 15 years.
Bring em home from Iraq, and Afghanistan.
We got domestic terrorists to deal with now.
originally posted by: ~Lucidity
a reply to: MrSpad
Hope not. Would be nice to end it even sooner, wouldn't it?
originally posted by: Orionx2
They need to decide WTF... Either send in 100,000 troops and end this crap or quit playing around for political reasons. What a joke this all is.