President Obama's administration will train Sunni tribal fighters, and send up to 450 additional U.S. forces to Iraq, the White House said Wednesday. The U.S. troops will be military trainers, but they could still be considered "boots on the ground" in Iraq.
What exactly do these trainers do? And will they be in harm's way? Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with Tom Bowman, NPR's Pentagon correspondent.
This segment aired on June 11, 2015.
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