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US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin visits Iraq, vows defence support against Islamic State

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Senior ISIS leader killed, 4 U.S. troops and working dog wounded in northeast Syria raid

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A 10-year effort to officially end the Iraq War | CNN Politics

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