Obama says underestimated ISIS, Nusra vows attacks

September 29, 2014 11:44 AM

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Obama says underestimated ISIS, Nusra vows attacks

BEIRUT/MURSITPINAR: The head of Syria's al Qaeda branch said militants will attack the West in retaliation for U.S.-led air strikes in Syria and Iraq, and President Barack Obama acknowledged U.S. intelligence had underestimated the rise of ISIS fighters.

U.S.-led air strikes hit a natural gas plant controlled by ISIS fighters in eastern Syria, a monitoring body reported, part of an apparent campaign to disrupt one of the fighters' main sources of income.

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