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President Obama: US to 'blunt IS momentum'

President Obama says he will unveil his strategy for dealing with Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria in an address to the American public on Wednesday.

Speaking on NBC's Meet the Press, Mr Obama said that the United States would not just "blunt" the momentum of IS (sometimes referred to as ISIL), but defeat them.

  • 07 Sep 2014
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