US to Send 200 More Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq

US to Send 200 More Troops to Fight ISIS in IraqDefense Secretary Ash Carter has announced that more than 200 advisers will be sent to Iraq to battle ISIS. Carter, who is currently in Baghdad, said government officials in Iraq have also authorized the U.S. to use Apache helicopters in the fight against the extremist group. During a visit to Baghdad, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced 217 more advisers — personnel who will serve as planners, trainers, aviation support and security.

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