U.S. is hitting Islamic State 'harder than ever,' Obama says

December 12, 2015 11:01 AM

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WASHINGTON — President Obama said Saturday that U.S. air strikes are hitting the Islamic State "harder than ever" amid a stepped-up U.S. campaign in Iraq and Syria.

"We’re taking out more of their fighters and leaders, their weapons, their oil tankers," Obama said in his weekly radio address Saturday. "Our special operations forces are on the ground, because we’re going to hunt down these terrorists wherever they try to hide. In recent weeks, our strikes have t...

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