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Pentagon to send about 600 more troops to Iraq for Mosul offensive

The Pentagon plans to send about 600 additional troops to Iraq to help launch a long-awaited offensive to retake Mosul in coming weeks, the most ambitious operation yet in the two-year military campaign against Islamic State. The escalation, which has been approved by the White House, suggests...
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