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The greatest increase in airstrikes came after the Trump administration ordered a surprise withdrawal from Syria Dec. 19, which caught the Pentagon and allies off-guard and led to the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
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The Iraqi people, for years divided along sectarian lines, endured the crucible of ISIS and exited the fire united with a common, patriotic purpose.
By Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II
With the furling of a flag, top U.S. military leaders marked the “end of major combat operations against ISIS in Iraq” and a change to the U.S.-led coalition’s mission in the country.
By Todd South