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Will Obama's Plan Be Enough To Quell Islamic State?

Last week, President Obama laid out a plan to fight the Islamic State. NPR's Lynn Neary talks to David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of Foreign Policy magazine, about Obama's foreign policy strategy.
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Islamic State Video Shows Execution Of British Aid Worker

The Islamic State militant group released a video showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with NY Times reporter Steven Erlanger about the U.K. reaction.
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Obama's Hawkish Plan For Islamic State Puts Doves In A Quandary

The president's proposal to degrade and destroy the Islamic State poses a challenge for members of his own party, who have traditionally provided the anti-war voices in Congress.
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Do Americans Support President Obama's ISIS Plan?

Of all the variables in the U.S. battle against the Islamic State, public opinion in America may be one of the hardest to predict.
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Yahoo Threatened With Huge Fines If It Didn't Release User Data

On Thursday, a court unsealed some 15,000 pages of documents in which Yahoo and the government battled it out. The government threatened Yahoo with fines of $250,000 a day for not complying.
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CIA Ups Estimate Of Islamic State Fighters In Iraq And Syria

In a statement, an agency spokesperson said they believe the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, "can muster" between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters in those two countries.
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Court Documents Show How NSA Leaned On Yahoo, How Yahoo Fought Back

Newly released court documents reveal details of a battle between Yahoo and the Obama administration. The government pressured Yahoo to disclose some users' data for a secret NSA surveillance program.
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U.S. Threatened To Fine Yahoo $250K A Day If It Didn't Release User Data

The company says it fought the order in a secret court and lost. Today, that same court finally unsealed documents of a pivotal decision that allowed the U.S. to spy on Internet users.
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Obama's Plan: The Pros And Cons

The president has opted for an open-ended air campaign to fight the Islamic State. A look at what it will take to make the plan work and the risks that could cause it to fail.
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Boehner: House GOP 'Ready To Work With The President'

The House speaker said Congress "ought to give the president what he's asking for" but also expressed skepticism, saying the White House plan to defeat Islamic State militants doesn't go far enough.

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