Pentagon report: ISIS is regrouping in Iraq, could resurge in Syria

This file photo from 2014 shows ISIS supporters in Mosul, Iraq.
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A new Pentagon report released Monday warns that the Islamic State is regrouping in Iraq and could do the same in Syria, as the terrorist organization continues to attract 50 new foreign fighters every month.

Late last year, President Trump tweeted, "We have defeated ISIS in Syria," and said he planned on withdrawing troops from the country. It's a move slammed by Democratic and Republican lawmakers who say ISIS still poses a threat. Trump said Sunday that U.S. troops will stay in Iraq in order to keep an eye on Iran.

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