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Maryland Congressman Calling For Deployment Of More Special Operations Troops In Iraq

April 25th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Congressman C. A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger is calling for the deployment of more Special Operations troops to Iraq to train local forces to fight the self-declared Islamic State. The Baltimore County Democrat visited Iraq, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain earlier this month. Ruppersberger did not say how many troops he would ask the Obama Administration to send. The Pentagon has announced plans to deploy more Special Operations forces in the country, but has not said how many…


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