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Is US Plan for More Anti-IS Raids Mission Creep?

The recent call from U.S. officials for increased American joint and unilateral special operations in the fight against Islamic State militants has drawn concern that what the Defense Department calls “training and assisting” in the Middle East is starting to look a lot more like combat. Video of a recent hostage rescue in Iraq showed just how close U.S. soldiers were to dangerous Islamic State attacks. U.S. soldiers were side by side wtih Kurdish forces behind enemy lines, with one...

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