More 450 military troops from U.S are deployed in Iraq to forceful seize back control over the western city of Ramidi from the Islamic state Jihadists.
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These 450 military troops will be leading to Anbai province within six to eight weeks and less than 100 people will act as advisers to the Iraq commanders, the troops are to be deployed in Taqaddum air base, which is located only 22 miles from Ramidi and according to senior officials they say that placing these troops near the Ramidi that is under the Islamist State is to speed up the pace of coalition air strikes against the Islamist State group .
The troop will assist the planning, intergration and support Iraq security forces and tribal forces as they fight to retake the Ramidi and Fullujah corridor and the advisers are to soften the sunni tribesmen in the area to encourage to join the fight of Islamist State group,” pentagon spokes man Colonel Steven Warren said”.
Already 31,00 U.S troops are in the Iraq including more than 200 advisers divided up to 12 teams, 450 trainers are deployed at four sites.
About 800 of the troops are focused on safe guarding the U.S embassy in Baghdad
Although all this is done, the army officers in Iraq have said that more troops is not what they totally need but they need more fighting weapons to fight against the IS and also to capture the second largest city Mosul in Iraq that is also under Islamist State.
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