20 Mar '17, 6pm

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

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will hold his first meeting with Iraq's prime minister as he works to shape his policy for defeating the Islamic State group. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's first visit to Washington since Trump's inauguration comes as the new U.S. president gears up to host a 68-nation meeting focused on advancing the fight against the militant group. But despite his promises of a no-holds-barred strategy and to eradicate "radical Islamic terrorism," Trump has not yet proposed a new approach or tactics in Afghanistan or Iraq. It also remains to be seen to what extent Trump will commit to efforts to rebuild war-torn Iraq. The administration has proposed deep cuts to international organizations and diplomatic missions.

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/trump-to-meet-iraqi...

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