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U.S. deploys more troops to Iraq for showdown with Islamic State

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(Worthy News) - The U.S. and Iraq took a big step closer to a showdown with Islamic State fighters Wednesday as the Pentagon announced that 615 more U.S. soldiers are heading to Iraq in anticipation of the battle to liberate Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city.

The move pushes the number of American troops in the country above 5,000 for the first time since 2011, when President Obama announced what he said was the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq.

Over 5,200 American troops will be on the ground working alongside Iraqi and coalition forces in the final push to drive out the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL. Mosul and the Syrian city of Raqqa are the two biggest cities held by the violent jihadi group that swept across the region two years ago. [ Source ]

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2 thoughts on “U.S. deploys more troops to Iraq for showdown with Islamic State

  1. You see, I believe Putin made bad chess move when he gave the U.S. the opportunity to save face and allowed them to come into Syria and get some credit for defeating ISIS (which was already on the run, BTW).
    Now, Putin's paying for it. Giving President Soros, Obama, and his War Hawk Generals that toehold, has allowed them to expand their footprint. NOW, don't Putin or Syria's Air Force DARE come close to any U.S. positions or they'll be shot down.
    TAKE MY WORD, 'SATAN AND SOROS AND OBAMA WILL PUSH UNTIL YESHUA RETURNS. THERE WILL BE NO LETUP UNTIL SYRIA FALLS OR THEY SUCCEED IN STARTING WW3 WITH RUSSIA!

    Vladimir, bad move, sacrificing that pawn. Turns our it was really a rook.

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