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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomes Vice President Mike Pence to the Pentagon, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
December 19, 2018 - 10:18 am
By Lolita Baldor, Susannah George and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pulling all 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria, officials announced Wednesday as the president suddenly declared victory over the Islamic State, contradicting his own experts' assessments...
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Iraqi security forces parade on motorcycles national flags marking the year anniversary of the defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq in Tahrir Square, in central Baghdad, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.
AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan
December 10, 2018 - 8:53 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks to cling to its last enclave near the Syrian border. The government declared victory last...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2017, file photo, Clifford Kang, father of soldier Ikaika E. Kang, poses with photos of his son in Kailua, Hawaii.
Bruce Asato/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, File
December 04, 2018 - 5:36 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A soldier based in Hawaii was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for trying to help the Islamic State group. Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang, 35, pleaded guilty in August to four counts of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. He provided...
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