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The US military does not need Iraqi permission to provide close air support or evacuate wounded troops in 'emergency circumstances'

"Under emergency circumstances, the government of Iraq does not require individual permission for each incident," Army Col. Scott Rawlinson, of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, told Task & Purpose. "CJTF-OIR is authorized by the government of Iraq to provide emergency support to any coalition forces and Iraqi security forces in danger"