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Biden endorses lower troop levels in Iraq, fight against IS in interview

Joe Biden told Stars and Stripes he wants to stop "forever wars" but keep some troops in Iraq and Syria. His opponent, Donald Trump, also pledges to withdraw more troops.
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Presidential hopeful Joe Biden said he would end “forever wars” but keep some US troops in the Middle East if elected president.

Biden, the Democratic Party nominee facing President Donald Trump in the November election, gave an interview to the US Department of Defense-owned Stars and Stripes on Thursday.

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