U.S. Sends More Troops to Help Retake Mosul from ISIS
The U.S. is sending more troops to Mosul to help Iraqi soldiers in their campaign to retake the city from ISIS. The New York Times reports the U.S. will deploy two Army infantry companies and one platoon equipped to deal with roadside bombs. The Pentagon will be sending about 200 to 300 troops. ABC News reports a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve said the troops are on a temporary mission and will provide "advise and assist" support to Iraqi troops.