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The US and Russia both claim to be fighting ISIS militants in Syria,  but their ultimate goals are not the same.

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The US and Russia both claim to be fighting ISIS militants in Syria,  but their ultimate goals are not the same.

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With the votes still coming in, we’ll look ahead at one of the major challenges facing the next President of the United States: the fight against ISIS. It’s a legacy of George W.

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With the votes still coming in, we’ll look ahead at one of the major challenges facing the next President of the United States: the fight against ISIS. It’s a legacy of George W.

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Iraqi Prime Minister says Mosul operation going faster than planned

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