Special US Targeting Force 'Now In Place' In Iraq: US

January 14, 2016 1:48 AM

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Special US Targeting Force 'Now In Place' In Iraq: US

Washington: A new US force of special operations troops has arrived in Iraq and is preparing to work with Iraqi forces to go after ISIS targets, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday.

Carter disclosed the deployment in a broad speech to US soldiers that sought to underscore American efforts to accelerate the campaign against ISIS, both in Iraq and Syria.

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