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US Defense Secretary: Iraqi Forces Lack 'Will to Fight'

U.S. officials on Sunday blamed Iraqi forces for Islamic State advances in the country in recent days, as reports emerged that the militant group had seized another border post and killed hundreds in Syria. Syrian state media say IS fighters executed at least 400 people since capturing the town of Palmyra last week, which is also known as Tadmor. In neighboring Iraq, where the Islamic State group took control of the Al-Walid border post in the last 24 hours, military and...

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