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US to Deploy 1,500 More Troops to Iraq

The U.S. will deploy an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq to advise and train the Iraqi military to bolster its ability to counter the threat posed by militants associated with the so-called Islamic State, the Pentagon said Friday. The Defense Department said the forces will be in non-combat roles, establishing training sites and to set up “advise and assist operations centers” outside Baghdad and Arbil. According to a statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby,...

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