Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster looks on as President Trump announces him as his national security adviser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Trump Adviser H.R. McMaster Faces An Old Challenge — Iraq

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis seems to be aiming to reassure U.S. allies while overseas. Ahead of an unannounced visit to Iraq, Mattis rejected President Trump's statements that the U.S. should have seized Iraqi oil after the invasion. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Fight Begins To Wrest Control Of Western Mosul From ISIS

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A fighter of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization) paramilitaries stands guard near the front-line village of Ayn al-Hisan, west of Mosul, where Iraqi forces were preparing to launch an offensive to retake the western side of the city from the Islamic State. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People shop after returning to their homes in east Mosul in January. Ahmed Saad/Reuters hide caption

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Life Inches Back To Normal In East Mosul, But Worries Remain

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Schools Begin To Open After ISIS Is Ousted From Mosul

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Then-deputy director of CENTCOM, U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Robert Harward, is pictured with Jordan's Prince Faisal and the Army's head of operations and training Major General Awni Adwan in a May 2012 photo. Harward is now under consideration to replace Michael Flynn as President Trump's national security adviser. Khalil Mazraawi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fight Against ISIS In Western Mosul To Begin After A Pause In Fighting

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Iraqi Lawmaker And Yazidi Activist Is Caught Up In Trump's Travel Ban

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Pictures of people who were incarcerated at Manzanar War Relocation Center are displayed alongside family tags at Manzanar National Historic Site near Independence, Calif., in 2015. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Immigration Order Creates Political Tension With Iraq

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Iraqi Wife In Detroit: U.S. Immigration Treated My Husband Like A Criminal

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Protests Against Immigration And Refugee Executive Orders Continue At Airports

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Trump Administration Officials Defend Immigration Executive Order

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A Syrian refugee boy plays outside his family's tent in a Syrian refugee camp in the town of Zahrani, Lebanon, in December. Some 1 million Syrians live in Lebanon as refugees, according to the U.N. Mohammed Zaatari/AP hide caption

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Approved For Resettlement, Then Turned Away

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A Look Back On Trump's Executive Orders This Week

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Countries Listed On Trump's Refugee Ban Don't Include Those He Has Business With

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