Skip to comments.After defeat of ISIS, US redeploying forces from Iraq to Afghanistan
Posted on 02/05/2018 2:39:08 AM PST by markomalley
The U.S. military is pulling its forces from an American-led coalition base in Iraq and shifting them to Afghanistan following the defeat of Islamic State group militants in the country.
Western contractors at the base say U.S. troops began the drawdown over the past week, with groups of soldiers leaving the base on daily flights. The exact scale of the redeployment was unclear.
According to various estimates, as of 2016, there were more 5,000 U.S. military personnel stationed in Iraq, with nearly 4,000 deployed to support and assist local groups fighting ISIS militants. The remaining personnel included special operations forces, logistics workers and troops on temporary rotations, the BBC reported.
Iraqi officials reportedly said their government reached an agreement with the U.S.-led coalition to reduce the number of troops in Iraq.
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Never ending war, yea!
Some tactical nuclear weapons and a few neutron bombs delivered asap would have solved the problem.
Another Win for President Trump!
Unlike the zer0, hindering Our Military...
President Trump has let the Military run the War and kept politics to a minimum resulting in the Defeat and Destruction of the terror scum!!!
Thank You Mr. President!
And Thank You and Stay Safe to Our Brave Warriors around the World!!!
I assume your ass will be heading of to Afghanistan?...
Let’s get the hell out.
Not worth one taxpayer cent or a single drop of American blood.
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