IRAQ is coming apart at the seams.

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    It is a civil war, unless people dont think 1,000 killed a month is not a civil war.
     
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    From the echoes in your empty head?
     
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    Special forces rescue from ISIS results in death of U.S. soldier...

    US Service Member Killed in Iraq as Hostages Rescued from ISIS: DoD
    Oct 22, 2015 | A U.S. service member was killed Thursday in a helicopter assault by U.S. Special Operations troops and Kurdish commandos that freed about 70 ISIS hostages in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said.
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    Pentagon Denies Combat Role in Iraq After American's Death
    October 22, 2015 — The Pentagon says the U.S. is not in a combat role in Iraq, despite the recent death of a U.S. service member from Islamic State gunfire during a hostage rescue mission. “U.S. forces are not in an active combat mission in Iraq, and I can say that directly,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook responded Thursday to questions from reporters on “mission creep” and “boots on the ground.”
     
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    Soldier killed in Iraq rescue mission identified...

    Pentagon Identifies First KIA in Fight against Islamic State
    Oct 23, 2015 | The U.S. Defense Department has identified first American service member to be killed in action in fighting against the Islamic State.
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    US Death in Iraq Belies President Obama's 'Boots on the Ground' Pledge
    Oct 22, 2015 | A U.S. service member was fatally wounded early Thursday fighting alongside Kurdish Peshmerga forces in a U.S. Special Operations helicopter assault on an ISIS prison compound in northern Iraq that freed about 70 hostages, Pentagon officials said.
     

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