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U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces

The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.
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Suicide Bombing In Kabul Kills 3 NATO Troops

The Taliban is claiming credit for the attack on a military convoy traveling near the U.S. Embassy that also wounded nearly 20 people, including more than a dozen civilians.
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Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State Militants

Representatives from more than 20 countries have gathered in the French capital to form a coalition to defeat the insurgency.
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U.S. Call To Fight Militants Stirs Bitter Memories For Iraq's Sunnis

President Obama wants Sunnis to join the battle against the Islamic State. But those who helped fight al-Qaida several years ago feel abused by the Iraqi military, and now are not so eager to sign up.
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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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