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Obama: Degrade and Destroy Islamic State Threat

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Obama: Degrade and Destroy Islamic State Threat

by WSJ Live 1:26 mins

President Barack Obama said that the U.S.’s objective was to “degrade and destroy” Islamic State so that it is no longer a threat to Iraq and the region. He was speaking after a video showing the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff was released by the militant jihadist group.

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