Biden Orders End to Combat Role in Iraq

Biden Orders End to Combat Role in Iraq

By CHARLES PAIGE  January 4, 2022 in Foreign Policy This change is a distinction without a difference. U.S. forces have completed another transition, this one quietly ending combat operations in Iraq. Joe Biden issued an order to end combat operations by the U.S.-led mission to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria — Operation INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR) — on 31 December. That operation…