Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve holds a change-of-command ceremony in Baghdad on Wednesday. Photo: US Department of Defence handout via AFP Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve holds a change-of-command ceremony in Baghdad on Wednesday. Photo: US Department of Defence handout via AFP
Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve holds a change-of-command ceremony in Baghdad on Wednesday. Photo: US Department of Defence handout via AFP
Iraq

US cuts troops in Iraq on Trump pledge to stop ‘endless wars’

  • Military personnel numbers to see sharp cut from 5,200 to 3,000, with similar move expected in Afghanistan
  • Move comes as Trump seeks to cast himself as peacemaker ahead of November election

Topic |   Iraq
Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve holds a change-of-command ceremony in Baghdad on Wednesday. Photo: US Department of Defence handout via AFP Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve holds a change-of-command ceremony in Baghdad on Wednesday. Photo: US Department of Defence handout via AFP
Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve holds a change-of-command ceremony in Baghdad on Wednesday. Photo: US Department of Defence handout via AFP
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