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  • Analysis:Obama strategy to beat Islamic State likely to draw US into years of conflict

    WASHINGTON The U.S.-led international strategy to combat the Islamic State that President Barack Obama sketched out Friday is likely to require years of thorny diplomacy and deeper U.S. military involvement in conflicts that he's struggled to avoid....
  • U.S. widens Iraq effort, launches airstrikes near Haditha Dam

    U.S. fighter and bomber jets conducted a new series of airstrikes against Islamic State militants near the Haditha Dam in western Iraq, the Pentagon said Sunday, marking a further expansion of the air campaign that began last month. The dam is...
  • U.S. government funding measure extends war funds, Export-Import Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A proposed stop-gap U.S. government funding measure would provide additional spending capacity for military attacks on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and would extend the U.S. Export-Import Bank's operating authority through...
  • Airstrikes in Syria possible as Obama readies speech to nation

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is considering authorizing U.S. military airstrikes in Syria as part of a broader campaign that will include additional resources in the form of money, training and diplomatic support for those fighting the terrorist...
  • West widens contacts with Syria's Kurds but suspicion remains

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The fight against Islamic State could at last win Syria's Kurds the Western help they have sought, but they must first clarify their relationship to President Bashar al-Assad and reassure Turkey that they won't cause trouble on its...
  • Items linked to raid that killed bin Laden go on display in New York

    Items linked to raid that killed bin Laden go on display in New York
    Three artifacts linked to the U.S. military raid that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago went on display at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Sunday in advance of the 13th anniversary of the attacks on New York and Washington. The new...
  • U.S. airstrikes rout Islamic State near Haditha Dam

    U.S. airstrikes rout Islamic State near Haditha Dam
     U.S. warplanes carried out five strikes on Islamic State insurgents menacing Iraq's Haditha Dam on Sunday, witnesses and officials said, widening what President Barack Obama called a campaign to curb and ultimately defeat the jihadist movement. Obama...
  • U.S. expands attacks on Islamic State as Iraqi forces move to reclaim villages near Haditha

    BAGHDAD The United States on Sunday expanded its air war against Islamic extremists in Iraq, sending fighter jets to attack targets near the Haditha Dam in coordination with ground forces from the Shiite Muslim-dominated Iraqi military and local Sunni...
  • Vietnam building deterrent against China in disputed seas with submarines

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Vietnam will soon have a credible naval deterrent to China in the South China Sea in the form of Kilo-class submarines from Russia, which experts say could make Beijing think twice before pushing its much smaller neighbor around in...
  • Anti-texting app gets a version for iPhone

    Anti-texting app gets a version for iPhone
    A startup Orlando-area company that earlier this year launched an Android app to prevent texting while driving has now taken a turn on the iOS highway. Six months after introducing its mobile app for Android phones, Lake Mary-based Txt Shield LLC has...
  • Obama: U.S. must fight Ebola now or face long-term risk

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs to do more to help control West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak to stop it becoming a global crisis that could one day threaten Americans, President Barack Obama said in an interview. Obama told NBC's "Meet...