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US Speeds Up Drone, Missile Deliveries To Aid Iraq

The United States says it will speed up its deliveries of missiles and surveillance drones to Iraq as the Baghdad government battles a resurgence of Al-Qaeda linked militants.
US Speeds Up Drone, Missile Deliveries To Aid Iraq
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Via AFP:

The United States says it will speed up its deliveries of missiles and surveillance drones to Iraq as the Baghdad government battles a resurgence of Al-Qaeda linked militants.

The White House dismissed claims that the fighting, which has seen militants retake the city of Fallujah, was a result of President Barack Obama's decision to withdraw US troops in 2011.

Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, and "expressed concern for those Iraqis who are suffering at the hands of terrorists," a statement said.

"Maliki affirmed the importance of worki...

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