Islamic State Tries to Attack Base Where Hundreds of U.S. Troops Are Stationed

(Washington Post) Loveday Morris - Disguised as Iraqi army soldiers, a squad of Islamic State militants attempted Friday to bomb a base in western Iraq where hundreds of U.S. troops are stationed. Iraqi security forces killed eight would-be suicide bombers who tried to carry out a "direct attack" on the Ayn al-Asad airbase in Iraq's Anbar province.

2015-02-16 00:00:00

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