US Fight Against ISIS Stalling Without Iraqi Recruits
Defense Secretary Ash Carter told lawmakers Wednesday there aren't enough Iraqis signing up to fight ISIS militants.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | June 17, 2015
“Our training efforts in Iraq have thus far been slowed sby a lack of trainees. We simply haven't received enough recruits,” U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the House Armed Services Committee.
Seventeen thousand — to be specific. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told lawmakers Wednesday the U.S hasn't come close to meeting its recruiting goals in Iraq.