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US Accelerates Training in Iraq’s Anbar Province

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. military is accelerating its training and advising mission in Iraq as forces there continue to battle Islamic State militants. Hagel said the military has moved some of the U.S. special operations forces in Iraq into early missions with Iraqi forces in volatile Anbar province. “Just to kind of continue the mission, accelerate the mission of preparing for training and equipping, and the things we need to do to start setting that up,” said...

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