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U.S. Volunteers Seek Adventure Fighting Daesh Alongside Kurds

By Stephen Kalin MAKHMOUR, Iraq, April 25 – Towering over his Kurdish partner at a checkpoint in northern Iraq, U.S. volunteer John Cole cuts an unusual figure on the road to the newest front in the war against Daesh. Seven feet (2.1 metres) tall and holding his assault rifle upside down, Cole is among a relatively

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