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Trump to meet Iraqi premier as anti-IS policy takes shape

Mar 20, 2017 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is preparing for his first meeting with Iraq's prime minister as the American leader shapes his policy for defeating the Islamic State group.

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's first visit to Washington since Trump's inauguration comes before Trump hosts a 68-nation meeting geared toward advancing the fight against the militant group.

Trump campaigned on a promise to dramatically ramp up the assault on IS and has vowed to eradicate "radical Isla...