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U.S.-led coalition doubles number of advisers in Iraq to 450 | MilitaryTimes

U.S.-led coalition doubles number of advisers in Iraq to 450 | MilitaryTimes

A U.S. military spokesman says the number of American and coalition advisers in Iraq has doubled in the past couple of weeks as Iraq pushes to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul.
U.S. Air Force Col. John Dorrian says there are now about 450 coalition advisers in Iraq.
Dorrian says an unspecified number of those advisers have been inside Mosul occasionally as part of the expanding effort to support Iraqi security forces as they fight dug-in militants.

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