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Islamic State: US troop plan 'not enough'

A US plan to send more non-combat troops to Iraq will not be enough to defeat Islamic State, a senior Kurdish official in Iraq has warned.

The Pentagon said the 1,500 extra troops would train and assist Iraqi forces.

President Barack Obama authorised the deployment following a request from Iraq's government but not everyone has welcomed the news.

Russell Trott reports.

  • 08 Nov 2014
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