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    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi U.N. General Assembly Address

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi delivered remarks on the third day of the opening session of the 71st U.N. General Assembly. He talked about Iraq’s struggle against ISIS*, and called…

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    President Obama Meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister

    President Obama spoke to reporters after a meeting with Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Both leaders were in New York for the United Nations General Assembly. President Obama talked…

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    Religious Freedom in Nigeria and Iraq

    Former Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA) spoke about religious freedom conditions in Nigeria and Iraq. He talked about the persecution of religious minorities by the Islamic State, Boko…

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    The Mirror Test

    Kael Weston talked about his book, The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan, about America’s role in the world after September 11, 2001. In his book, Mr. Weston tells the stories of…

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    U.S. Military Response to ISIS

    David French spoke about what he called the “facts and fictions” of the ongoing efforts to combat ISIS. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the…

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    Iraqi Foreign Minister Remarks

    Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari spoke about combating ISIS* in Mosul, foreign assistance and relations with Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. The foreign minister said combating ISIS is a…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Peter Cook briefed reporters at the Pentagon and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics, including a recent bombing in Baghdad which killed more than 200…

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    Iraq's Fight Against ISIS

    Michael Pregent talked about the next steps for Iraq in the war against ISIL* as Iraqi troops worked to retake the city of Fallujah and following reports of the deaths of several ISIL…

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    British Defense Committee Hearing on Operations Against ISIS

    British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and two British strategists testified at a House of Commons Defence Committee hearing on military operations against ISIS* in Iraq and Syria. The…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Army Colonel Christopher Garver, spokesperson for Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, delivered his first briefing on U.S. military operations in Iraq and Syria for…

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    U.S.-Iraq Relations

    Iraqi Ambassador to the U.S. Lukman Faily talked about U.S. relations with Iraq, as well security challenges in the Middle East.

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    U.S. Involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Daniel Serwer discussed the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Topics included the replacement for a recently killed Taliban leader in Afghanistan, the Iraqi military’s efforts to retake…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Operation Inherent Resolve Spokesperson Colonel Steve Warren briefed reporters at the Pentagon via satellite from Baghdad on U.S. military operations against ISIL* militants in Iraq and Syria. Colonel…

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    Terrorism in Europe

    Terrorism expert Petter Nesser talked about the rise of terrorism in Europe. His remarks were based on research included in his new book, Islamist Terrorism in Europe. Mr. Nesser said most…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Colonel Steve Warren, spokesperson for Operation Inherent Resolve, briefed reporters at the Pentagon on the fight against ISIS.* He also confirmed that the U.S. did not carry out the strike…

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    Military Operations in Iraq

    Major General Gary Volesky, speaking by video from Baghdad, updated reporters in the Pentagon on military operations against ISIL* in Iraq. He spoke about the latest military operations,…

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    Middle East Security Challenges

    Lisa Anderson spoke about security challenges and politics in the Middle East. She focused on political uprisings, modern state structure, the rise of non-state actors, and combating ISIS*.…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified at a hearing on operations against ISIL*, including the Obama administration decision to…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Peter Cook briefed reporters on an April 22, 2016, U.S. air strike in Syria that killed an ISIL* operative. He also took questions on North Korea, the advise and assist mission in Iraq, and…

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    U.S. Service Member Killed in Iraq

    James Jay Carafano talked about the Navy SEAL killed in Iraq the previous day, the third U.S. service member to die in the fight against ISIS since 2014. The Islamic State of Iraq and…

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