Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) An Iraqi military official, who holds the rank of Brigadier General in the Presidency of the Army Staff, explained that the number of team members is 16 American officers, 7 elements arrived to Baghdad. They began to collect information and the establishment of an extensive database as well as recruiting local Iraqis from tribal members and citizens in the areas where ISIS exists. It is expected the arrival of the others, according to leaks obtained by the army troops.
According to the officer, who asked not to be named, this team works ” within an isolated circle away from the American and Iraqi army. They have visited 3 locations outside Baghdad since their arrival last week.”
The arrival of the team coincided with detection of the officer, who refused to disclose his name, that “the Iraqi intelligence service allocated an amount of 25 million in exchange for the head of al-Baghdadi.”