Obama touts air campaign against ISIS amid continued turmoil in Middle East

April 14, 2016 7:48 AM

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President Obama touted the U.S.-led coalition’s air campaign against ISIS Wednesday, even as political turmoil in Iraq and flares of violence in Syria threaten to jeopardize hard-fought gains.

Speaking at CIA headquarters in Virginia, Obama said it had been a “few bad months” for ISIS and gave a detailed account of areas where U.S.-backed forced have regained territory from the militant group.

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