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Lawmakers, Pentagon: Airstrikes Will Not Weaken ISIS

[Newsmax.com] U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ordered by President Barack Obama last week will not weaken the group’s overall terrorist capabilities, despite slowing its advance, a senior U.S. military official said. Continue reading

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Anti-Qaddafi Forces Say They Are Close to Talks Related to the Libyan Leader’s Departure

Government forces have apparently gained an upper hand in its counteroffensive against the rebels in the past few days, but it remains unclear whether Qaddafi is seriously considering stepping down from power after 41 years or if he is simply buying more time. Continue reading

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