– If You Like Your “Boots On The Ground”, Here’s More – Obama Plans To Send 75 More ‘Advisers’ To Iraq (ZeroHedge, Aug 12, 2014):
Despite reassurances that there will be “no US combat troops in Iraq again” on Friday, it appears – thanks to nuance of spin – that President Obama has changed his mind…
- *OBAMA SAID TO CONSIDER SENDING ABOUT 75 MILITARY ADVISERS TO IRAQ: CNN
The question we have is – when does a “military adviser” stop being an ‘assassination consultant’ and start being a troops’ boot on the ground?
The Obama administration is considering whether to send more military advisers to Iraq amid efforts to get thousands of Yazidi Iraqis off Mount Sinjar, a U.S. official said Tuesday. The administration also is looking to boost the capabilities of Kurdish forces battling ISIS fighters in northern Iraq, the official said.
Consideration is being given to sending as many as 75 more American military personnel, a second U.S. military official told CNN.