Trump says may declare Islamic State defeated next week

Syrian Democratic Forces and U.S. troops are seen during a patrol near Turkish border in Hasakah, Syria November 4, 2018. REUTERS/Rodi Said

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he expected a formal announcement as early as next week that the coalition fighting Islamic State militants has reclaimed all of the territory previously held by the extremist group. “Their land is gone. It’s a big factor – their land is gone,” Trump told foreign […]

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