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McCain urges ground troops to defeat Isis: ‘They’re winning, and we’re not’ – The Guardian

The Guardian McCain urges ground troops to defeat Isis: 'They're winning, and we're not'The GuardianSenator John McCain has warned that the Islamic State (Isis) is winning in Iraq and Syria, and that the United States needs to deploy ground troops … Continue reading

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Iraqi plea for US troops as Islamic State advances in key province – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald Iraqi plea for US troops as Islamic State advances in key provinceSydney Morning HeraldBeirut: An Iraqi provincial leader has issued a plea for US ground forces to head off total collapse in the country's largest province, a … Continue reading

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Iraqi province pleads for US to send in troops to help fight Isis – The Guardian

The Guardian Iraqi province pleads for US to send in troops to help fight IsisThe GuardianLeaders of Iraq's Anbar district put out an urgent plea yesterday for immediate foreign and national intervention to prevent the immediate collapse of the province, … Continue reading

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Ebola crisis: Britain sends troops to Sierra Leone to tackle the outbreak – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.uk Ebola crisis: Britain sends troops to Sierra Leone to tackle the outbreakMirror.co.ukBritain has stepped up its role in the battle against Ebola by sending 750 troops to Sierra Leone to help tackle the outbreak. A medical ship and three … Continue reading

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UK to send hundreds of troops to Sierra Leone to help combat spread of ebola – The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription) UK to send hundreds of troops to Sierra Leone to help combat spread of ebolaThe Times (subscription)Britain will send more than 750 troops, three helicopters and a warship to Sierra Leone in a major expansion of efforts … Continue reading

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Turkey’s President Calls for Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Turkey's President Calls for Ground Troops to Fight Islamic StateWall Street JournalTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday the besieged Syrian city of Kobani was in imminent danger of falling to Islamic State and called on the … Continue reading

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Obama Promises Again Not to Send Ground Troops to Fight Militants – New York Times

New York Times Obama Promises Again Not to Send Ground Troops to Fight MilitantsNew York TimesPresident Obama on Wednesday told soldiers at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., that they would not be sent into combat against Islamic militants … Continue reading

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Obama Promises Again Not to Send Ground Troops to Fight Militants – New York Times

New York Times Obama Promises Again Not to Send Ground Troops to Fight MilitantsNew York TimesPresident Obama on Wednesday told soldiers at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., that they would not be sent into combat against Islamic militants … Continue reading

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Barack Obama silences generals on US ground troops in Iraq – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Barack Obama silences generals on US ground troops in IraqTelegraph.co.ukPresident Barack Obama today decisively silenced speculation by America's generals that US ground troops could return to Iraq in a rare example of the White House publicly overruling the military. … Continue reading

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Iraq PM rules out foreign ground troops

Prime minister says Iraq has sufficient forces to take on Islamist extremists without foreign troops as Obama says US has no combat mission Asia homepage

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