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NATO Announces Plan To Increase Presence In Iraq

A member of Iraq's government forces battling Islamic State fighters in Anbar province earlier this month.
Haidar Hamdani
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An Iraqi soldier

A rocket attack on a U.S. base in Iraq highlights the difficult security situation in the country, even as NATO announces it will increase its presence. We examine what's needed to keep Iraq secure.

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Alice Fordham is an NPR International Correspondent based in Beirut, Lebanon.