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US Special Forces Sent to Train Iraqi Special Forces in Jordan

US Special Forces Sent to Train Iraqi Special Forces in Jordan - Reuters

The United States recently sent a small number of Special Forces soldiers to Jordan to train with counterparts from Iraq and Jordan, a new step in the Obama administration's effort to help Baghdad stamp out a resurgent al Qaeda threat, a US defense official said on Friday.

The US contingent was dispatched to take part in a training exchange with counterterrorism forces from Iraq and Jordan, allowing the administration to provide a modest new measure of support to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki…

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Outlaw 09

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 4:29pm

Curious as to what happen to the Iraqi SF that was trained by the US SF up to 2010?

Did AQI/ISIL kill them all?---the last time we trained special operations forces in Iraq Maliki used them to ensure his ability to control Iraq through their operations against the Sunni not AQI/ISIL.