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Obama Focuses on Iraq as Fight Against ISIS Intensifies
The U.S. signaled a new phase in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) on Nov. 7, as President Obama announced he was doubling to 3,000 the number of U.S. advisers in Iraq.
The most conspicuous fighting remains in Syria, where Kurdish forces are holding their ground in Kobani, the border town to which ISIS has laid siege for two months. …