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  • Russia says air strikes in Syria would be act of aggression without U.N. vote

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday air strikes against Islamist militants in Syria without a U.N. Security Council mandate would be an act of aggression, raising the possibility of a new confrontation with the West in coming weeks. "The U....
  • Obama vows to hunt Islamic State militants 'wherever they exist'

    President Obama outlined a “steady, relentless” strategy Wednesday to combat Islamic State fighters “wherever they exist,” signaling that he will target the militant group in Iraq and neighboring Syria, where the fighters have...
  • Few interests, fewer friends in Middle East

    Try figuring out the maze of enemies, allies and neutrals in the Middle East. In 2012, the Obama administration was on the verge of bombing the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. For a few weeks he was public enemy No. 1 because he had used...
  • Obama to Islamic State: 'If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven'

     Obama to Islamic State: 'If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven'
    President Obama outlined a “steady, relentless” strategy Wednesday to combat Islamic State fighters “wherever they exist,” signaling that he will target the militant group in Iraq and neighboring Syria, where the fighters have...
  • Lehigh Valley lawmakers listen for Obama's plan to combat militants in Iraq, Syria

    — The Lehigh Valley's congressional delegation was looking for a clear plan from President Barack Obama on Wednesday as he outlined more aggressive military steps for combating Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria. In interviews, area lawmakers...
  • China gives cautious response to Obama's Islamic State call

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China responded cautiously on Thursday to a call by U.S. President Barack Obama for a broad coalition to root out Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, saying the world should fight terror but that the sovereignty of countries...
  • Syrian opposition coalition says ready to partner against Islamic State

    ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's Western-backed National Coalition opposition on Thursday said it was ready to work with the United States against Islamic State militants after President Barack Obama authorised U.S. air strikes for the first time in...
  • Islamic State's financial independence poses quandary for its foes

    BAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) - Sometimes they came pretending to buy things. Sometimes they texted, sometimes they called, but the message was always the same: "Give us money." Months before they took control of the Iraqi city of Mosul in June, Islamic...
  • Obama unveils strategy against Islamic State: How did we get here?

    Obama unveils strategy against Islamic State: How did we get here?
    President Obama on Wednesday unveiled his strategy to defeat the extremist group Islamic State "wherever they exist."  For a president who has prided himself on ending the war in Iraq, it is a problem with no easy solutions. He must consider an...
  • Saudi Arabia agrees to host training of moderate Syria rebels

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has agreed to host training camps for moderate Syrian rebels as part of President Barack Obama's broad strategy to combat Islamic State militants who have taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, U.S. officials said on...
  • Obama takes on Islamic State

    Even if it doesn't represent an immediate threat to the American homeland, the Islamic State poses a danger to U.S. interests in the Middle East as well as to the people of Iraq and Syria, President Obama said in a prime-time address to the nation...