Top general: US should consider embedding troops in Iraq

Outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks during his final news briefing, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — If Iraqi forces aren’t making good progress against Islamic State militants in the next several months, the U.S. should consider embedding American troops with the Iraqis, the Army’s retiring top general said Wednesday.

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