US Makes No Decision Yet on Deploying More Troops to Kuwait to Defeat Daesh

US authorities have not made a decision on sending more troops to Kuwait in a bid to accelerate the campaign against the Daesh terror group, US Department of Defense spokesman Christopher Sherwood told Sputnik on Friday.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — On Wednesday, media reported that the administration of President Donald Trump is considering deploying some 1,000 troops to Kuwait to serve as a reserve force and help boost operations against Daesh (outlawed in Russia).

“There have been no decisions to deploy any additional troops,” Sherwood said when asked about the potential deployment of additional US troops to Kuwait. “We have a number of options under consideration as we look for ways to accelerate the defeat of ISIS [Daesh].”

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Source: News Now/Sputnik Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.