On Obama's order, 350 more troops assigned to protect US Embassy in Baghdad in noncombat role

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: September 2, 2014 - 9:00 PM

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.

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