Iran reportedly has sent military advisers into Iraq and dispatched the head of its infamous Quds Force to help Baghdad strategize in its fight against Sunni militants, as the United States takes similar steps despite concern about Tehran’s involvement.
While not in lockstep, Tehran and Washington are now taking a similar approach in helping the beleaguered government in Baghdad.
Fox News confirms that Iran is flying surveillance drones over Iraq, something the U.S. also is doing.
The New York Times reported that Iran, in addition, is sending tons of military equipment to the fellow Shiite-led government in Iraq and is dispatching military advisers. According to the Times, about a dozen officers from Iran’s Quds Force have been sent into the country. Continue reading