U.S. weighs more Iraq training sites but no strategy overhaul




 
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June 10th, 2015  
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Topic: U.S. weighs more Iraq training sites but no strategy overhaul


By David Alexander and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is considering expanding the number of training sites for Iraqi forces to bolster the battle against Islamic State, U.S. military officials said on Tuesday, which could mean deploying hundreds more U.S. forces in Iraq. The proposed build-up follows only sporadic successes in the months-long U.S.-backed Iraqi drive to push back Islamic State, a drive that suffered a severe setback with the fall of the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi last month.




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