The fight against ISIS has clearly intensified over the past 24 hours.
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We learned only yesterday, for example, that another American journalist was beheaded by the terrorist army, which has pledged to continue these grisly executions until the president calls off any and all airstrike campaigns against them.
As a result, the White House announced late last night 350 US troops will be redeployed to Baghdad. The administration was quick to emphasize, however, that they are not combat troops, per se, but security forces sent only to protect American assets and personnel:
President Barack Obama has ordered an increase of about 350 troops in Baghdad to protect the U.S. Embassy in the Iraqi capital and is sending top officials to the Middle East to “build a stronger regional partnership” against Islamic State militants, the White House said on Tuesday.