U.S officials may send more advisors to Iraq
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is considering sending more military advisers to Iraq, according to a senior U.S. defense official.
The additional advisers would help decide any future U.S. military action based off of the Kurdish force reaction on airstrikes targeted on Islamic extremist fighters.
There are already 250 military advisors in place appointed by the Pentagon. 90 of which conduct studies of the strength of the Islamic State militant group's fighters and the Iraqi government forces, and 160 advise the Iraqi military forces on military operations.
No decisions are confirmed on the addition of the advisor team.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Fallen EBRSO Sgt. Shawn Anderson to be laid to rest
Fallen EBRSO Sgt. Shawn Anderson escorted to Healing Place Church
Walker police officer resigns after placing noose in squad room
Pastor hopes to help family, friends heal as Sergeant Anderson is laid...
INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Livingston deputy ignores three court subpoenas, held in contempt