u.s. forces

U.S. Casualty in Iraq Shows Risks of Shifting Front Lines

By Phil Stewart ERBIL, Iraq, Oct 24 – New details from a U.S. military investigation into Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason Finan’s death in Iraq are illustrating the twin risks of a bomb-ridden battlefield and shifting front lines in the campaign to retake the city of Mosul from Daesh. Finan on Thursday became the first

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U.S. Gathers Allies on Next Steps in Daesh Fight

By Phil Stewart STUTTGART, Germany, May 4 – The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Daesh, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the defense

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