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A member of the Syrian government forces mans a checkpoint in Homs, the country's third-largest city, on Saturday. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (far right) attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow on Thursday. Shoigu announced the use of 162 Russian weapons in Syria on the eve of the Defenders of the Fatherland national holiday, celebrated in Russia on Thursday in honor of the nation's military. Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP hide caption

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Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during the Munich Security Conference last week. McCain's office has confirmed that while he was overseas, he met with U.S. forces in Syria about defeating ISIS. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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An airstrike targeting an Islamic State group cash and finance distribution center near Mosul, Iraq, as shown in a video released by the U.S. military. AP hide caption

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New Report Finds ISIS Territorial Defeats Are Also Hitting The Group's Wallet

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Then-national security adviser Michael Flynn, senior adviser Jared Kushner and President Trump. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. Now, the focus moves to what he told investigators. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syria President Bashar al-Assad in Paris in 2010. Remy De La Mauvinier /AP hide caption

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Amnesty International Identifies Assad's 'Policy Of Extermination'

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Omar al-Shogre says he spent 10 months in Sednaya prison. He says he was arrested at age 17 and was in various Syrian prisons for more than two years before he was sent to Sednaya. Courtesy of Omar al-Shogre hide caption

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Former Detainee Describes Atrocities Inside Syrian Prison

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Former detainee Omar al-Shogre before his arrest and shortly after his release from Saydnaya Military Prison in Syria. Courtesy of Amnesty International hide caption

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Amnesty International Reports Organized Murder Of Detainees In Syrian Prison

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A child drags a crate at a refugee camp for Syrians and Kurds north of Athens. Children under age 14 make up nearly half of the Syrian refugees resettled in the U.S. Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Christian Leaders Question Trump's Promise To Favor Christian Refugees

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An Iraqi soldier on Sunday stands near a makeshift armored car left behind by the Islamic State when they were driven out of the eastern side of Mosul. President Trump has ordered the U.S. military to draw up a new plan for the fight against ISIS. Mstyslav Chernov/AP hide caption

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Rutland, Vt., is home to 16,000 residents — including two Syrian refugee families that arrived this month. Nina Keck/VPR hide caption

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In Vermont, A Town Is Divided Over Syrian Refugees

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Students at Mosul University place the Iraqi national flag at the entrance on Sunday after it was liberated from Islamic State militants. The Iraqi military, supported by the U.S., has retaken the eastern part of the city. ISIS still holds the western part of Mosul, its last major stronghold in Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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