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Obama: US lacks ‘complete strategy’ for training Iraqis

Obama: US lacks ‘complete strategy’ for training Iraqis ELMAU, Germany (AP) — Acknowledging military setbacks, President Barack Obama said Monday the United States still lacks a “complete strategy” for training Iraqi forces to fight the Islamic State. He urged Iraq’s … Continue reading

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Pentagon Official: The Facts Are In, And Obama’s Policy Is a Direct Danger to the United States

Pentagon Official: The Facts Are In, And Obama’s Policy Is a Direct Danger to the United States Joseph Miller is the pen name for a ranking Department of Defense official with a background in U.S. special operations and combat experience … Continue reading

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Iraq city falls fully into hands of al-Qaida group

Iraq city falls fully into hands of al-Qaida group BAGHDAD (AP) – The city center of Iraq’s Fallujah has fallen completely into the hands of fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, police said Saturday, yet another … Continue reading

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Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results

Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results WASHINGTON (AP) – Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild … Continue reading

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Iraqis unable to defend their borders as US exits

Iraqis unable to defend their borders as US exits BAGHDAD (AP) – After billions of dollars and nearly nine years of training, American troops are leaving behind an Iraqi security force arguably capable of providing internal security but unprepared to … Continue reading

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