U.S. yet to agree details on new force's role in Iraq: officials




 
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U.S. yet to agree details on new force's role in Iraq: officials
 
December 4th, 2015  
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U.S. yet to agree details on new force's role in Iraq: officials
By Warren Strobel, Phil Stewart and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has yet to agree with Baghdad on crucial details governing the role of a new American special forces unit aimed at hunting Islamic State militants in Iraq, U.S. officials said, underlining the difficulties Washington faces dealing with Iraq's weakened leader. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday the planned deployment of the small force, whose raids against Islamic State targets would be the first sustained military operations by U.S. forces in Iraq since American combat troops left in 2011.




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