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U.S. to send more troops to fight Islamic State

Los Angeles Times - By David S. Cloud , Kathleen Hennessey and W.J. Hennigan

The Pentagon will send up to 1,500 additional troops to Iraq, more than doubling the size of the U.S. force assisting Iraqi and Kurdish troops battling Islamic State militants, the White House said Friday. For the first time since U.S. troops returned to Iraq as advisors in August, American military …

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