A thousand troops with Kurdish Peshmerga were in position by dawn, ready to strike. The goal: to push ISIS forces back westward toward Mosul and farther from Irbil, the capital of the Kurdistan region.
ISIS had destroyed a bridge linking the two citie...
President Barack Obama has said there would be no "boots on the ground" in the fight to stamp out ISIS in Iraq and Syria, but the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman says that he would recommend sending military advisers, already deployed to Iraq, into combat if necessary.
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