Not all of Donald Trump’s foreign policy positions are crazy

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Not all of Donald Trump’s foreign policy positions are crazy

At a recent campaign rally, Donald Trump defended former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's record on terrorism, noting that Hussein was a "bad guy" who was nevertheless very efficient at "killing terrorists." House Speaker Paul Ryan immediately distanced himself from Trump's remarks, and leading Republican donors jumped in with criticism as well.

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Allies finalize plans to defeat IS group

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Allies finalize plans to defeat IS group

The United States gathered its allies in the coalition fighting the Islamic State group Wednesday and agreed on a plan to corner the jihadists in their final bastions.

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Islamic State says 'minister of war' Shishani killed

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Islamic State says 'minister of war' Shishani killed

Abu Omar al-Shishani, who the Pentagon described as Islamic State's "minister of war", was killed in combat in the Iraqi city of Shirqat, south of Mosul, a news agency that supports the militant group said on Wednesday.

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U.S. to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul offensive

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U.S. to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul offensive

The United States is stepping up its military campaign against Islamic State by sending hundreds more troops to assist Iraqi forces in an expected push on the city of Mosul, the militants' largest stronghold, later this year.

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Iraqi forces say recapture airbase on way to Mosul

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Iraqi forces say recapture airbase on way to Mosul

Iraqi government forces said they seized back control of a major airbase on Saturday, a staging post on their way to the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul.

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Baghdad blast killed 292, many burned alive

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Baghdad blast killed 292, many burned alive

A Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed 292 people, according to a new toll issued Thursday, many of whom were trapped in blazing buildings and burned alive.

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Inquiry finds UK, U.S. failed to curb destabilizing purge of Iraqi Ba'athists

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Inquiry finds UK, U.S. failed to curb destabilizing purge of Iraqi Ba'athists

A British inquiry into the Iraq War found that an aggressive purge of members of Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath party led by the late, American-backed politician Ahmed Chalabi "had a significant and lasting negative impact on Iraq" that laid the groundwork for the deadly sectarian conflict ravaging the country today.

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At least 35 killed in attack on Shi'ite mausoleum north of Baghdad

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At least 35 killed in attack on Shi'ite mausoleum north of Baghdad

Islamic State claimed a triple suicide attack on Thursday evening near a Shi'ite mausoleum north of Baghdad, which killed at least 35 people and wounded 60 others, according to Iraqi security sources.

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Trump rejects criticism, vents at news media in campaign speech

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Trump rejects criticism, vents at news media in campaign speech

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism of his campaign tactics, in a wide-ranging speech defending his team's use of a Jewish star and his own praise of the late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.

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Iraq mourns 119 killed in Baghdad car bombing

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Iraq mourns 119 killed in Baghdad car bombing

Iraq begins three days of national mourning on Monday for almost 120 people killed by a suicide bombing in a busy Baghdad shopping district claimed by Islamic State jihadists, the deadliest attack in the capital this year, source from AFP/VNA said yesterday.

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Nearly 120 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State

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Nearly 120 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State

Nearly 120 people were killed and 200 wounded in two bombings overnight in Baghdad, most of them in a busy shopping area as residents celebrated Ramadan, police and medical sources said on Sunday.

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Deadly bombings in Baghdad

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Overnight bombings in the Iraqi capital have killed or injured dozens of people.

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Back to business in Falluja

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The local police department in the city of Falluja has reopened days after the Iraqi government announced it had taken the city back from Islamic State militants.

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White House: 200 Islamic State vehicles destroyed in strikes

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The White House says U.S.-led coalition strikes targeting Islamic State convoys near the Iraqi city of Falluja destroyed more than 200 vehicles in an effort to help Iraqi forces cement their hold on the area.

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Despite fears, Iraq militiamen joined battle inside Fallujah

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Despite fears, Iraq militiamen joined battle inside Fallujah

Iraqi Shiite militiamen fought alongside interior ministry forces inside Fallujah to recapture it from the Islamic State group, commanders say, despite earlier assurances they would not enter the Sunni city.

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