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CNN. Broadcasting While Sending Lawyers, Guns, And Money - The Shiites Hit The Fan ! (by jjonesmx) America is seeking legal guarantees for the Iraqi military advisers Sat Jun 21 2014 12:43 | (Voice of Iraq) - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has expressed confidence on Friday to secure legal guarantees for the military Americans who will come to Iraq next week to protect them from the possibility of prosecution in Iraqi courts. U.S. President Barack Obama has announced on Thursday he would send as many as 300 military adviser to Iraq in the face of progress splinter group al-Qaeda and would consider strikes against selected targets for the rebels. , but Obama's decision to re-military personnel to Iraq in non-combat roles raised the question old was the focus of his decision to withdraw the thousands of American soldiers in 2011. attributed the Obama administration at the time its decision to withdraw all troops from Iraq to the difficulty of reaching what is known as the "Status of Forces Agreement," which was to protect American soldiers from the risk of prosecution before domestic courts. , but with the pursuit of the Obama administration to help Iraq to eliminate the threat of militant new said Admiral John Kirby, spokesman for the Ministry of Defense (Pentagon) on Friday Status of Forces Agreement was could include long and difficult negotiations is unnecessary. Instead of keeping thousands of troops in Iraq, the United States plans now send Maaisal only to the 300 individual in the context of what he described as Kirby the task of "specific" and "temporary." he told reporters at the Pentagon, "We do not need Status of Forces Agreement." and added that officials are seeking legal guarantees in writing to these forces, but did not give the Pentagon nor the State Department details of the form of these guarantees. said Kirby said Defense Minister Chuck Hagel "is fully committed to making sure our troops enjoy legal protection .." (Ahmed Subhi preparing a successor to the Arab Bulletin Read more: http://www.sotaliraq.com/mobile2014.php?id=154403#ixzz35EWw68co