U.S. Accused of Training Iranian-Tied Forces in Iraq

Iraqi government-backed Popular Mobilization forces take part in a joint military parade with Iraqi security forces in Baghdad

The United States military is facing accusations that it has been training Iraqi militia fighters who are tied to Iran, a charge that military officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon denied this week while insisting that the United States and Iran share common goals in the war-torn country, as both sides fight to eradicate the threat of Islamic State terrorists.