Soldiers Go From Iraq To Afghanistan

Soldiers who just returned from Iraq are among several thousand being ordered to Afghanistan in six months as part of a mission designed to beef up Afghan forces ahead of a planned 2014 U.S. military withdrawal, officials said.

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  • War in Iraq: ISIS Dressed As Soldiers To Slaughter Civilians And Troops
    Militants loyal to the Islamic State group (ISIS) have disguised themselves as pro-Iraqi government forces to slaughter civilians and Iraqi soldiers in an attempt to defend their final, embattled stronghold of Mosul, according to local officials.
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  • Australian Prime Minister Visits Soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan
    SYDNEY – Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull traveled to Iraq and Afghanistan to visit his troops in the region and to assess his country’s military contribution, according to an official statement released on Tuesday. “The Prime Minister has ...
    04/25/2017 - 3:12 pm | View Link
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    04/25/2017 - 1:33 pm | View Link
  • Man linked to blast that killed five U.S. soldiers in Iraq wants more time to settle terrorism case
    A Canadian man linked to a bombing that killed five American soldiers in Iraq wants a little more time to see if he can work out a deal in his terrorism case. Brooklyn federal prosecutors say Faruq Khalil Muhammed 'Isa was part of a "facilitation network ...
    04/25/2017 - 9:47 am | View Link
  • Australian Prime Minister Meets With Soldiers Stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull travelled to Iraq and Afghanistan to meet with Australian troops stationed there ahead of Anzac Day.ABC reported that Turnbull also met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani
    04/24/2017 - 10:32 pm | View Link
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  • Casualties in Iraq
    U.S. lacks mechanism to accurately track troops wounded in Iraq. Also see The Missing Wounded. American Count . Dates and sources of ...
    04/26/2017 - 11:54 pm | View Website
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