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A company of U.S. Marines from Bravo Company are seen in this intense video in a firefight against the Taliban in Afghanistan.
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WARNING: The one day old video contains strong language. U.S. troops engage Taliban in Afghanistan.
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Iraq is sinking faster and faster into an all out Civil War. ISIS militants have struck inside and outside of Baghdad
Fresh wave of violence kills scores in Iraq - Big News Network
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Former President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney should be brought up on war crimes for starting the Iraq war in 2003 that eventually killed 4,500 American soldiers and close to one million Iraqi citizens.
Dozens dead as gunmen attack Sunni mosque in Iraq - Big News Network
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Raw video shows Kurdish forces using a tank to attack ISIL forces in Iraq.
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Kurdish forces on brink of recapturing Iraq's biggest dam from Islamic State Mosul Dam, which Islamic State fighters seized a week ago, target of attack by Kurds with US air support in what would represent biggest victory against jihadists since they launched their sweeping offensive through Iraq in early June tanding by their machine guns on mounted pick-ups, Kurdish peshmerga fighters watched through binoculars as the jihadists from the Islamic State drove to rescue their dying colleagues from the aftermath of an American airstrike.
Supported by US drones and F-18 fighters, their men had pushed forward, battling the militants from the Islamic State until their target was in sight. WATCH VIDEO
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ISIS may be worth 500 million dollars and they are attracting more extremeists fighters.
The Islamic militant organization not only plans to take control of Iraq, but they have plans to attack inside the United States. Many of the ISIS militants are from the United States and they have passports that would allow them back into the USA.
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 6:24 AM
Video of U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment establishing a patrol base (PB) in the kinetic village of Potay, Sangin District, Afghanistan. Violent firefight.
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Iraq is sinking deeper and deeper into total chaos as al Maliki refuses to quit. President Obama will cut short his vacation and return to White House on Sunday
Maliki refuses to relinquish power, warns of more turmoil | Big News Network
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Iraq crisis and Iraq war. Isis attack Baghdad as Kurdish forces seize Kirkuk, ISIL Jihadists take town 56 miles from Baghdad, US strike ISIL and attack Iraq crisis, ISIL hit Kirkuk and Islamic State of Iraq and Levante in wake of Kurdish takeover, 500,000 civilians flee from militants in northern Iraq
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On this episode, U.S. Army Soldiers advise Afghan troops during an 80-hour mission in Kandahar Province, Marine Joint Terminal Attack Controllers are put through their paces in a combat zone, National Guard Soldiers train for air assaults, multinational Special Forces teams shows off their skills, and a Wounded Warrior receives a place to hang his hat.
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In Iraq, radical Islamist militants linked to al-Qaeda are reportedly planning to take Baghdad, after successfully advancing in the north. It's thought the government's now asked the US to carry out drone strikes against the insurgents. Marina Portnaya explains how that might mean Washington engaging against its own military hardware.
President Bush dismantled the Iraqi Army and that has contributed to the problem in Iraq.
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IRAQ keeps tumbling further and further into all out civil war as ISIS forces commit war crimes on Iraqi soldiers and civilians. Watch video at your own risk
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IRAQ IS FALLING: What you are not being told about how Iraq is falling into a Civil War and who is behind the fall of Iraq. Watch Dick Cheney sound off and how he was totally wrong. Watch video for the truth about Iraq.
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The psychopaths of Isis are killing without mercy in Iraqi roads. A Horrific video shows their latest murders in Iraq as cars on freeways are sprayed and people walking shot dead. In the end of the video, a poor fellow running to save his life, unfortunately without success
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Brutal video of aftermath of ISIL attack on Iraqi military and civilians in Iraq.
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