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Reuters Photo Mehdi Army fighters loyal to Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr march during a military-style training on Thursday in Najaf. The United States announced it will not send combat troops back into Iraq, where ISIS has taken over several cities.

US may send advisers to Iraq; no combat troops will fight in Iraq

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States would send up to 300 military advisers to support Iraqi forces confronting an al Qaeda-splinter group attacking the country and was prepared to take targeted military action if necessary.

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