US seeking legal protections for troops heading to Iraq, which Iraq refused to sign in 2011

  • by: ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2014 - 1:30 PM

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon expects Iraq to agree in writing to legal protections for the military advisory teams that President Barack Obama is sending as part of an effort to stiffen Iraqi defenses against insurgents, a spokesman said Friday.

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