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Obama to set out plan to go on offensive against Islamic State

by Roberta Rampton and Will Dunham, Reuters

2 weeks ago

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference on the second and final day of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor resort, near Newport, in Wales September 5, 2014. Photo credit Yves Herman/Reuters

President Barack Obama will explain to Americans and congressional leaders this week his plan to go on the offensive against Islamic State militants, who he said could eventually become a... read full article

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