U.S. prepares plans for more troops, new base in Iraq - officials




 
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June 10th, 2015  
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Topic: U.S. prepares plans for more troops, new base in Iraq - officials


The United States is expected to announce on Wednesday plans for a new military base in Iraq's Anbar province and the deployment of around 400 additional U.S. trainers to help Iraqi forces in the fight against Islamic State, a U.S. official said. The plan would expand the 3,100-strong U.S. contingent of trainers and advisers in Iraq and would mark an adjustment in strategy for President Barack Obama, who is facing mounting criticism for not being tougher in combating Islamic State.




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