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AP News
October 09, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, insisting he is focused on the "BIG PICTURE" that doesn't include American involvement in "...
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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters celebrate their territorial gains over Islamic State militants in Baghouz, Syria, move to a camp Tuesday, March 19, 2019.  (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
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March 19, 2019 - 2:41 pm
By PHILIP ISSA Associated Press BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces on Tuesday seized control of an encampment held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, after hundreds of militants surrendered overnight, a spokesman said, signaling the group's collapse after months of stiff...
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Associated Press
November 02, 2018 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has left no doubt that his top priority as leader of the military is making it more "lethal" — better at war and more prepared for it — and yet nothing about the military's new mission at the U.S.-Mexico border advances that goal. Some argue it...
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