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Obama Calls US Troop Boost in Iraq 'New Phase'

President Barack Obama said his decision to double the number of U.S. military advisers in Iraq marked a new phase in the campaign against Islamic State and was not an indication his strategy in the region had failed. Obama, in an interview on CBS' “Face the Nation” broadcast on Sunday, said the first phase was getting an Iraqi government in place that was inclusive and credible. He said sending in 1,500 additional American troops also signified a shift from a defensive strategy to...

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