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Iraqi President: Trump Didn’t Ask Permission to Keep Troops in Iraq to ‘Watch Iran’

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Iraqi presidentOn Sunday, Donald Trump told CBS News he wants to keep a U.S. military presence in Iraq to “watch” Iran—but the plan came as a surprise to Iraq’s president, who says he wasn’t consulted.

In his pre-Super Bowl interview Sunday, Trump said he wants to leave troops and an “unbelievable and expensive military base” in Iraq to keep an eye on the regime in Iran, with Face the Nation host Margaret Brennan responding: “Whoa, that’s news.” Iraqi President Barham Salih apparently thought so too, saying Monday that he had no idea about the plan,


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