U.S. Will Step Up Training of Iraqi Forces Fighting ISIS, Obama Says

In The New York Times, Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear report, “President Obama said on Monday that he has asked the Pentagon for a plan to accelerate the American military’s efforts to train and equip Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State.” ISIS was one of several topics discussed at the Group of 7 summit, which took place in Krün, Germany, this weekend. In his statement, Obama said that training “has not been happening as fast as it needs to.”

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