US troops leave Syria — but not entirely

October 24, 2019

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Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi is shown sitting across from US Defense Secretary Mark Esper with the Iraqi flag behind them.

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi meets with US Defense Secretary Mark Esper in Baghdad, Iraq Oct. 23, 2019.

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Iraqi Prime Minister Media Office/Handout via Reuters

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