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Obama officials talk of 'defeating' Islamic State, but what steps will US take?

The talk doesn't mean the US is on the verge of extending its air campaign against Islamic State fighters into Syria, or shifting from an adversarial to cooperative stance with Syrian leader Assad in the interest of defeating IS.

 
 
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August 22, 2014

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A monkey eats ice-cream in a pond surrounded by fish at a zoo in Hefei, Anhui province, China.

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