Obama’s Task: Rally U.S. Public, Allies in Terror Fight

September 10, 2014 11:47 AM

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President Barack Obama is ready to announce his strategy for dealing with the Islamic State. The trick will be getting the American public, Congress and allies abroad to sign on.

Obama benefits from a consensus in Washington that it’s time -- if not past time -- to launch a broader campaign to debilitate the terrorist group that has swept into control of a swath of Syria and Iraq.

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