With Islamist extremists now overrunning northern cities and threatening Baghdad, US President Barack Obama's response is not to engage in self-reflection, but to consider immediate action.

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With Islamist extremists now overrunning northern cities and threatening Baghdad, US President Barack Obama's response is not to engage in self-reflection, but to consider immediate action.
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