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"Surrender or die," said British Maj. Gen. Rupert Jones, echoing a declaration made over the weekend by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. "That's a pretty stark statement, but it is the truth," said Jones in a briefing to Pentagon reporters from the coalition's Baghdad headquarters. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

UK general to ISIS: 'Surrender or die'

British Maj. Gen. Rupert Jones echoed a declaration made over the weekend by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

The numbers game: Afghanistan has more US troops than previously thought

By Jamie McIntyre, Travis Tritten

THE NUMBERS GAME: At the moment there is no clear answer to the question of how many additional U.S. troops will be goi...

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Trump pets drone in first-ever tour of Border Patrol station

By Anna Giaritelli

Trump was shown a table with random objects - a tray, empty fire extinguisher, metal canister, and car parts - that the Border Patrol had fo...

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Adam Smith on Afghanistan strategy: 'This is not a plan'

By Travis J. Tritten

"The president has announced that he is committing to an open-ended war effort in Afghanistan without clearly explaining to the American peo...

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