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UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria
The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat — as does al-Qaida, which is much stronger in places, a United Nations report says.
By Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press
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Myanmar's presence downplayed at Thai-US military exercise
Thailand and the United States downplayed the presence of a Myanmar military officer at the opening Tuesday of the largest annual joint military exercise in Southeast Asia.
By Jerry Harmer, The Associated Press
Trump to present new Afghanistan, Asia strategy Monday night
President Trump will speak to the U.S. role in Afghanistan and South Asia.
By Tony Lombardo