U.S. gaining momentum on Islamic State, Obama says

April 13, 2016 11:07 PM

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WASHINGTON — The United States and allied forces have the Islamic State on the defensive, President Obama said Wednesday, with the terrorist group failing to mount a single offensive operation in Syria or Iraq since last summer.

"We have momentum, and we intend to keep that momentum," he said. "It’s harder than ever for them to move, and for them to amass forces."

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