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Obama Orders More US Forces to Protect Embassy in Baghdad

President Barack Obama is ordering another 350 U.S. military personnel to Iraq to protect American diplomats and facilities in Baghdad. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf says the additional forces will not take on a combat role, but because diplomatic officials made the request for more security. The United States has been targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq with airstrikes. Obama has said U.S. forces will continue such action to protect American interests in Iraq from the...

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