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Pentagon: Sunni Tribesmen ‘Important’ in Anbar Strategy

As thousands of Iraqis continue to flee the contested area around Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, the Pentagon says Sunni tribesmen are critical to efforts to secure the area. Days after the Islamic State group captured three villages on Ramadi's eastern outskirts, the area is still strongly contested by militants and Iraqi Security Forces. Colonel Pat Ryder, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command, which oversees coalition operations there, said the coalition has conducted 17...

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