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Tag Archives: Iraq

US Combat Mission In Iraq To Cease By End Of Year

Iraq's Prime Minister

While meeting with Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday, President Joe Biden announced that the combat mission in the region would cease by the end of the year. “We’re not going to be, by the end of the year, in a combat mission,” President Biden said. Biden on most recent …

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Want To Strengthen Congressional Power In National Security Matters

A bipartisan group of Senators revealed legislation to strengthen Congressional power regarding matters relating to National Security. The group wants to correct the balance of power between the executive and legislative branches. The National Security Powers Act secures congressional authority in war powers, arms exports, and national emergencies. Under the …

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Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Dead At 88

Donald Rumsfeld

Former Defense Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, who presided over the Pentagon when the United States went to war against Iraq and Afghanistan, has died. “It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Donald Rumsfeld, an American statesman and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather,” …

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U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes Against Iran-Backed Militia In Iraq, Syria

Pentagon

President Joe Biden ordered airstrikes Sunday on three Iran-backed militia facilities in Iraq and Syria after three months of drone and rocket attacks on facilities in Iraq housing U.S. and coalition personnel. “At President Biden’s direction, U.S. military forces earlier this evening conducted defensive precision airstrikes against facilities used by Iran-backed …

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