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  1. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Barack Obama admits United States underestimated Islamic State

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... Associated Press in Washington US president says Syria is ground zero for jihadists around the world; John Boehner says US may have 'no choice' but to send in troops Obama: We misjudged Islamic State US President Barack Obama acknowledged that his intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants and overestimated the ability ...

  2. News - World - COUNTERTERRORISM

    Full text: US President Barack Obama’s address on fight against Islamic State

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:32am by AP

    ... Associated Press My fellow Americans- tonight, I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL. As commander in chief, my highest priority is the s ...

  3. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Barack Obama urges world leaders to unite in fight against Islamic State

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Barack Obama says United States will be a 'respectful' partner in the fight against Islamic State, and implores Muslims to reject its ideology 'Dismantle this network of death' Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, US President Barack Obama vowed at the UN yesterday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State ...

  4. News - World

    Barack Obama calls for faster response in Ebola battle

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Obama calls for faster response tackling Ebola US President Barack Obama said yesterday that not enough was being done to tackle the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa and called for more international aid. "We are not moving fast enough. We are not doing enough," Obama told a meeting at the United Nations on the health crisis. ...

  5. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Don't mention the Bush war; Obama's dilemma as he tries to rally UN

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington US president must rally support for military operations in Iraq, without invoking memories of his predecessor's failed efforts a decade ago Obama treads fine line at the U.N. As he heads to the United Nations this week, US President Barack Obama will try to rally the world around military operations against Sunni Muslim extremists in Iraq, ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Liberian president appeals to Barack Obama for help with Ebola outbreak

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by Reuters

    ... Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has appealed to her US counterpart, Barack Obama, for urgent aid in tackling the worst recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, saying that without it her country ... countries, but has also repeatedly warned it has reached the limits of its capacity and appealed for foreign governments to intervene. In a letter dated September 9, Johnson-Sirleaf appealed to Obama ...

  7. News - China - US-SINO RELATIONS

    Barack Obama set to visit China in November as top US official lays groundwork in Beijing

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 12:40pm

    ... Sea. Susan Rice met China’s top diplomat, State Councilor Yang Jiechi, on a trip to pave the way for a visit by President Barack Obama to Beijing in November. Rice said that among all the other issues facing the United States, Obama still considered China to be a priority and that her primary reason for coming to Beijing was to hammer out the agenda for the November meeting between ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Barack Obama delays United States immigration reform as mid-term polls loom

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington President denies trying to protect Democrats in mid-term polls in November, but Republican leader calls it 'Washington politics at its worst' Obama delays reformon immigration policy US President Barack Obama says that the surge of immigrant children entering the US illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Barack Obama urges international response to Islamic State as UK and France weigh air strikes

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:52am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad US President Barack Obama called on Wednesday for an international front against jihadists in Iraq and Syria after they beheaded a second American ... financing, its military capabilities,” said Obama, referring to the Islamic State (IS). “And the question is going to be making sure we’ve got the right strategy, but also making sure that we’ve got ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by AGENCIES

    ... but is it right not to try? London   3. Gulf News Barack Obama produced no surprises in his landmark speech, which focused on the military alliance of international and Arab states that is mustering ... Obama's policy to take on Islamic State How they see it 1. The Washington Post President Obama promised to meet the terrorist threat in Iraq and Syria "with strength ...




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