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Anti-Islamic State Coalition Intensifies Pressure on Extremists, Looks to Future

July 14, 2017 01:07 AM
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U.S. officials and dozens of their global partners wrapped up three days of meetings this week on how to intensify global pressure against Islamic State militants. Members of the 72-nation anti-IS coalition gathered in Washington this week, just days after as Iraq declared victory over the extremists in Mosul after months of battle. Experts are looking toward rebuilding and stabilizing areas the militants once controlled. VOA State Department correspondent Nike Ching has more.