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Pentagon Says 'U.S. Forces Will Remain in Iraq' Despite Militia Warning for Dec. 31

15 days ago   |   By Newsweek

"U.S. forces will remain in Iraq, at the invitation of the Government of Iraq, in an advising, assisting, and intelligence-sharing role to support the Iraqi Security Forces in the campaign to defeat ISIS," a Pentagon spokesperson told Newsweek.
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