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America is considering “direct ground operations” in Iraq

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US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said, that America is considering a strategy to increase its attacks against the ISIS organization through more ground and air operations.

According to the CNN Network, “Carter told the Armed Services Committee in the Senate that the United States would not retreat from supporting its partners in the implementation of such attacks or conducting these missions directly, either through strikes from the air or direct action on the ground.”

In addition to increasing ground and air operations, Carter also spoke about the need to “increase pressure on ISIS strongholds in Raqqa, and supporting the moderate Syrian troops that are fighting the terrorist organization there.”

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