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Pentagon spokesman says deadly IS attack was a surprise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State attack on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq that killed U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating was a surprise that, if anticipated, might have turned out differently, a Pentagon spokesman said Thursday. 334 more words

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Iraqi protesters breach Green Zone, storm parliament

April 30, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad’s highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed into parliament, carrying Iraqi flags and chanting against the government. 339 more words

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US Air Strikes Kill Hundreds of Civilians in Mosul

US Air Strikes Kill Hundreds of Civilians in Mosul

Information Clearing House” – USA Today revealed on April 19th that U.S. air forces have been operating under looser rules of engagement in Iraq and Syria since last fall. 953 more words

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Is That Alright

The desert 
     During 
          war 
                is the 
                        wrong
	Time …
		 
Is that alright 
       Now
            I’m 
                 Not sure

To give 
	My gun
		To a kid
So he
	Can defend 
                  His home
So I 
       Can 
               Go
			Home

Is that alright
	Now
		I’m
		    Not sure. 58 more words
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Fresh Lawsuit Challenges Obama's Authority to Wage War

Yesterday, Army officer Capt. Nathan Michael Smith sued President Obama over the war against the Islamic State, challenging the President’s claim that he already has the legal authority to wage war against ISIS. 320 more words

Iraq

Blog post #5 - Article about Iraq refugees

I research about Iraq refugees before this blog post, so this blog post talks about Iraqi refuges’ articles. Those three articles connect with Iraqi refugees. 397 more words

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