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US Commandos Now in Iraq to Help Fight IS

U.S. special operations forces have arrived in Iraq, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday, and are set to help Baghdad's forces target Islamic State (IS) strongholds. Carter said about 200 commandos "have already established contact" with the Iraqis and expect to look for "new targets, new strikes and new opportunities." The U.S. defense chief made the announcement at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, speaking to soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division who will...

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