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Iraq's Maliki Presses for US Military Aid

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is expected to ask for more U.S. military equipment and greater anti-terror cooperation when he meets with President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday.   The visit comes nearly two years after Maliki's government refused to let U.S. forces remain in Iraq with the legal immunity that Washington insisted was needed to protect U.S. troops.  At the height of the legal standoff, Obama ordered the withdrawal of all U.S. forces by the end of ...

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