Worried who else might hear it, U.S. weighs what it can tell Iraq

July 4, 2014 12:15 AM

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How much information can U.S. military advisers give their Iraqi counterparts without having sensitive data end up in the hands of two countries with whom the United States often is at odds, Iran and Russia?

Like the United States, which has authorized at least 300 troops to advise Iraqi government forces, Iran and _ to a lesser extent _ Russia have “boots on the ground” to help the government of Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki counter the advance by the extremist group Islamic State. Russia provided a d...

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