U.S.-Led Coalition to Withdraw Hundreds of Troops from Smaller Bases in Iraq

(Washington Post) Louisa Loveluck - The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State said Monday that it will move hundreds of troops out of bases in Iraq, with most redeployed to other locations in the country, as threats from the militants wane and risks to foreign troops elsewhere in Iraq increase. Officials said the move has been planned for months and is not the result of a wave of attacks by Iran-backed militia groups, which have killed and wounded almost two dozen coalition troops in recent weeks.

2020-03-17 00:00:00

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