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Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action.

September 24, 2014 1:00 pm

Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq are just the start

WASHINGTON | The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, President Barack Obama and other leaders declared Tuesday. They promised a sustained campaign showcasing a rare U.S.-Arab partnership aimed at Muslim…

September 23, 2014 11:00 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: A perfect storm in the Middle East

GUEST COMMENTARY: A perfect storm in the Middle East

Speaking at a recent international security conference, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: "The region is being battered by a perfect storm of powerful trends." This raging storm, fomented by the autocratic governments' suppression of basic human rights, needs and freedom expressi…

March 08, 2011 12:00 am
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