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Obama Authorizes $25 Million in Military Aid to Iraq to Combat Islamic State

(AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized $25 million in military aid to Iraq for the government to fight the Islamic State.

The news comes hours before Obama is scheduled to deliver a primetime address to the nation laying out the U.S.' strategy to combat the terror group.

Memorandum released by the White House:

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