Fact Check: Reviewing a Year of Fact Checks Before Trump’s First State of the Union

Ahead of President Trump’s first State of the Union address, a look at the claims he has made recently — and their accuracy.

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In Tangled Afghan War, a Thin Line of Defense Against ISIS

The Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan has survived intense pressure from American airstrikes and raids by United States and Afghan forces.

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Unpaid Price of Civilian Casualties

The American government has yet to compensate any of the families of the thousands of civilian casualties from the U.S.-led battle against ISIS. Why?

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The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Targeting ISIS, and Killing Civilians

The U.S.-led air campaign been hailed as the most precise in history. But its civilian death toll has been far higher than anyone has acknowledged.

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ISIS Fighters Are Not Flooding Back Home to Wreak Havoc as Feared

Several factors contributed: The American-led campaign in Iraq and Syria focused on preventing militants from leaving, and many fought to the death.

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‘Come Out and Surrender’: Inside Raqqa, With the Fighters Who Drove Off ISIS

A New York Times photographer accompanied Kurdish fighters as they entered Raqqa, the Syrian city that had been a stronghold of the Islamic State.

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Suspected ISIS Members Surrender in Iraq

In the days since Iraqi forces declared victory over Islamic State fighters in Hawija, the group’s final urban stronghold in the country, more than 1,000 men have turned themselves in to the Kurdish authorities.

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