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US Troops Clear Rubble From Iraq Base Days After Iran Strike

AIN AL-ASAD BASE, Iraq — U.S. troops cleared rubble and debris from a military base housing American soldiers in western Iraq on Monday, days after it was struck by a barrage of Iranian ballistic missiles in a major escalation between the two longtime foes. ...
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US Troops Scramble for the Exits in Syria

WASHINGTON — U.S. troops scrambled for Syria's exits Monday while the Trump administration threatened economic penalties on Turkey for an invasion that opened the door to a resurgence of the Islamic State group...
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Trump Defends Syria Move, Doesn’t Want US Troops in Mideast

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, insisting he is focused on the "BIG PICTURE" that doesn't include American involvement in "stupid endless wars" in t...
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Pelosi Cancels Afghanistan Trip, Cites Trump ‘Leak’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday canceled her plans to travel by commercial plane to visit U.S. troops in Afghanistan, saying President Donald Trump had caused a security risk by talking about the trip. "Obviously, if you would like to make...