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Carter: U.S. Can Beat ISIS Alone But Plan Still Includes Local Fighters
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter tells a group of American military members that the U.S. could defeat ISIS alone, but the preferred path remains a long-term plan that includes training local fighters in the Mideast.

  The Long Haul
The Associated Press examines the lengthy deployment of the 1st Brigade Combat Team/34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota National Guard:

Part I: Long haul in Iraq is just the start
Part II: Welcome to Iraq, and a long separation
Part III: A funeral and a birth

  Special report: Military families
John Brecher msnbc.com

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