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  • Carter: Iraqi training goal to fall way short of recruits story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 5:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. will fall way short of meeting its goal of training 24,000 Iraqi forces to fight Islamic State militants by this fall, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday on Capitol Hill where lawmakers are already skeptical of the Obama administration's strategy to address threats in the Mideast.

  • House rejects bid to force troop withdrawal in Iraq, Syria story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 4:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - The House on Wednesday refused to order the withdrawal of U.S. forces deployed to fight Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria by the end of the year.