Obama To Send Up To 300 U.S. Military Advisers To Iraq

June 19, 2014 5:39 PM

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Obama To Send Up To 300 U.S. Military Advisers To Iraq

President Obama said today he is prepared to send up to 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq to assist in training and advising Iraqi forces as the tense situation in the country continues to escalate.

In a statement in the White House briefing room, Obama said the U.S. is prepared to create joint operation centers between the U.S. and Iraq in Baghdad and northern Iraq.

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