The New York Times: Washington plans to send more troops to Iraq within months
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the New York Times said in a report I followed (range Press), "the Ministry of defense officials (Pentagon) have reached to the conclusion that the need to send hundreds of other trainers and advisers and special forces (commandos US) to Iraq and Syria in the coming months with the escalation aimed at military campaign severity to defeat Daash. "
the newspaper quoted administration officials as saying," the military officials insisted during a recent meeting with national security advisers, US President Barack Obama, significant progress has been achieved in the war against Daash in both Iraq and Syria, "Adin that" deal a fatal and lasting blow to the organization requires sending additional forces operating on the ground with the Iraqi and Kurdish counterparts (Peshmerga), as well as the opposition in Syria. "
confirmed a senior official in the US administration, according to the newspaper, that" President Obama expressed his willingness to study the possibility to increase support and support in both Iraq and Syria. "
She continued the New York Times, said that" the United States has three thousand and distinguished military 700 in Iraq now, and this number will increase over time to reach, according to the expectations of one of the officials, more than four thousand and military 500, "indicating that" the desire Pentagon to expand military presence in Iraq and Syria, came under suspicion among the American public opinion on the feasibility of deeper intervention against Daash in the Middle East, as a recent poll showed that Americans are not convinced that the Obama administration's plan to defeat Daash. " The former assistant to the US Department of Defense, Derek Cholat, that "the more energy the largest Whenever you can offer more," adding that this "vital point in granting the ability and increase are the focus by President Obama in the confrontation against Daash."
Confirmed the New York Times, that "victories achieved by Iraqi forces recently made Pentagon officials, among them Secretary of defense Ashton Carter, and chairman of the joint Chiefs of staff, Gen. Joseph Dnford, more optimistic extent of Iraqi forces capability and its impact, if they were trained and directed by the Americans."
he said senior military officials , that "the war effort can focus now is to isolate the organization Daash, in Mosul, northern Iraq, on the tenderness, inside Syria."
He attributed the spokesman for coalition forces in Iraq, Lieutenant Colonel Steve Warren, the reason for the need for new trainers, to the "next step needed to double Combat force momentum required for the Liberation of Mosul, "stressing" the need for training and other military brigades and more trained on various skills Alsnov added troops. "