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600 more troops to Iraq

President Obama is sending 600 more troops to Iraq… …to assist Iraqi forces in the looming battle to take back the city of Mosul from the Islamic State, United States officials said on Wednesday. The announcement means that there will soon be 5,000 American troops in Iraq, seven years after the Obama administration withdrew all [...]
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