U.S. forces already advising Iraqi forces in Anbar province




 
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November 16th, 2014  
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Topic: U.S. forces already advising Iraqi forces in Anbar province


By Phil Stewart INCIRLIK AIR BASE Turkey (Reuters) - American forces have begun advising Iraqi troops in the western Anbar province, the top U.S. general told Reuters, in a faster-than-expected expansion of an operation that is central to its campaign against Islamic State. General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said a small group of advisers had already established themselves in a preliminary fashion at Ain al-Asad air base in the province, much of which is controlled by the militant Islamist group. ...




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