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U.S. sends more troops to Iraq to retake Mosul

Even as battle plans are laid to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, questions remain about what will come next. Continue reading ? The post U.S. sends more troops to Iraq to retake Mosul appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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