March 28, 2016

Top U.S. general: More American troops headed to Iraq

Featuring Nicholas Heras

Source: CNN

Journalist Ryan Browne

The country's top military officersaid Friday that he believes the U.S. will soon increase the number of American troops in Iraq.

Appearing at a briefing with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Joseph Dunford said, "The secretary and I both believe that there will be an increase to the U.S. forces in Iraq in the coming weeks."
Dunford added that a final decision on any troop deployments had yet to be made.

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  • Nicholas Heras

    Fellow, Middle East Security Program

    Nicholas A. Heras is a Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), working in the Middle East Security Program. He is also a Senior Analyst at the Jamestown Found...