Elite U.S. targeting force has arrived in Iraq to fight the Islamic State – The Washington Post

The training the U.S. soldiers will provide to both the Iraqi army and Kurdish peshmerga forces will prove critical, with the peshmerga approaching Mosul from the north and Iraqi troops coming from the south in a “pincer movement,” Carter predicted. Some analysts, however, say that communications between regular Iraqi forces and the Kurds need to improve significantly before any kind of joint operation can be undertaken.

via Elite U.S. targeting force has arrived in Iraq to fight the Islamic State – The Washington Post.

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