In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 file photo, American soldiers participate in a training exercise at Basmaya base, 40 kilometers southeast of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

Pentagon Mulls Sending Additional Troops To Iraq, Syria

Last month, the Pentagon claimed 3,700 troops in Iraq, only to admit shortly thereafter that in reality there were “well over” 4,000 troops there at any given time