The U.S. Secretary of defense Ashton Carter announced that Iraq will be permanently deployed a contingent of special forces of the American army. His task is the application of point strikes on Islamic state in Syria and Iraq.
«In Syria, all will feel our presence. At night no one will know who will come through the window,» said the Minister, speaking to the leaders of both factions of the us Congress. He stressed that the commandos, members of the expeditionary force, will operate independently.
Recall that the congressmen have long called for intensified action against ISIS. U.S. President Barack Obama intended to be limited to American military instructors, however, then made the decision on sending to Iraq of 50 commandos for joint action with the Iraqi army.
Carter refused to inform, what will be the size of the body, but previously the Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Joe Dunford said that the U.S. does not intend to be limited to 3.500 soldiers. This number was taken as the maximum.