Pentagon Certifies Iraq's Contribution To Embattled Train-And-Equip Effort

By Tony Bertuca / July 22, 2015 at 11:55 AM
The Pentagon has sent a letter to Congress certifying the Iraqi government has done its part to match at least 40 percent of the $1.6 billion the United States has put toward training and equipping the Iraqi military in its fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, though those efforts have come under fire on Capitol Hill in recent weeks for a perceived lack of progress. "I certify that other countries have contributed an amount not less...

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