U.S. To Deploy 560 More Troops To Iraq

endless_war-777By Brandon Turbeville

Years after Obama claimed he ended the war in Iraq, the United States is once again announcing the deployment of hundreds of U.S. military personnel to the embattled Middle Eastern country. This time, the U.S. is announcing the deployment of 560 troops to Northern Iraq for the purposes of “aiding” and “assisting” in the battle for Mosul.

After the hard-fought liberation of the Qayara airbase by the Iraqi military, which is located about 50 miles from Mosul, the Department of Defense is allegedly deploying the troops so that they can provide “logistical” and “other” support for the battle for the ISIS-controlled city. In other words, to replace ISIS proxy control over Mosul with U.S. occupation … again. That is, if the re-re-re-conquering of Mosul is actually the goal and not merely the cover by which more American troops are being inserted into Iraq strategically for a coming operation against Syria and/or Russia in Syria.

The new troops will bring the official number of U.S. military soldiers operating in Iraq to about 4,647.

“With the retaking of Qayara West airfield, the Iraqi security forces have once again demonstrated a serious will to fight,” Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said.

“The point of seizing that airfield is to be able to establish a logistics and air hub in the immediate vicinity of Mosul. So, there will be U.S. logistics support,” he added in a statement to reporters.

Carter is now scheduled to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Army Lt. General Sean MacFarland, and Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obaidi. MacFarland is the head of the U.S. coalition against the Islamic State.

On Friday, November 7, 2015, it was announced by the Pentagon that U.S. President Barack Obama authorized the deployment of up to 1,500 troops to Iraq under the guise of “fighting ISIS.” The number of American soldiers officially deployed to Iraq is slowly ticking upwards, a strange direction for a war to go if it was in fact over.

The Iraqi military has been fighting back ISIS in Iraq slowly but surely and with great losses sustained over the past year. While the United States claims it is assisting the Iraqis in their fight, considering the U.S. track record in Iraq and in the fight against ISIS, we can only wonder what the true endgame of the U.S. might be.

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Brandon Turbeville – article archive here – is the author of seven books, Codex Alimentarius — The End of Health Freedom, 7 Real Conspiracies, Five Sense Solutions and Dispatches From a Dissident, volume 1 and volume 2, The Road to Damascus: The Anglo-American Assault on Syria, and The Difference it Makes: 36 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Should Never Be President. Turbeville has published over 650 articles on a wide variety of subjects including health, economics, government corruption, and civil liberties. Brandon Turbeville’s radio show Truth on The Tracks can be found every Monday night 9 pm EST at UCYTV. His website is BrandonTurbeville.com He is available for radio and TV interviews. Please contact activistpost (at) gmail.com.

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2 Comments on "U.S. To Deploy 560 More Troops To Iraq"

  1. does any serious person want to join the US military or NATO, both of them have nearly 2 million men, and what you can add to that will be various mercenary groups like Blackwater, who do not think twice about killing their own which they have already done on many Occasions, and because they are all volunteers today, you might ask where they come from, and it is all quite likely coming from prisons, and if anybody was to do any serious research, you may even find some empty Corridors on death Row. and if you are thinking of something as glamorous as the movie, The Dirty Dozen, you had better think again, because what you will have is something a whole lot worse, there were many stories coming out of IRAQ of US atrocities and many of them so horrendous that they were covered up, and sometimes some stories will come to light, like the one of a sergeant green and his five men, of a pretty 12 year old girl that they had been watching for many days, well the final day came when sergeant green took the girl and raped her and his men took turns soon after, when it was over they left the house where they were, but before they left they poured petrol on the girl and set her alight, the authorities knew about it, but these creatures were never given any kind of a sentence, the abuse from US soldiers is many times higher than in all the other armed forces put together in the world, and it is happening within the military confine’s, as many female volunteers found out to their distress and this one also, has a massive cover up too.

  2. The great gubberment/industrial/mercenary machine keeps on bringing death fo death sake.
    Stay away from these poisonous weapons. Your children didn’t need them for the first 400,000 years.

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