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Carter Explains New Anti-IS Strategy to Skeptical US Lawmakers

October 27, 2015 06:46 PM
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The Obama administration says it will boost efforts to oust Islamic State fighters from critical cities in Syria and Iraq, restructure a failed training program for moderate Syrian forces, and conduct more raids against extremist targets. As VOA's Michael Bowman reports, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter detailed a new anti-IS strategy in testimony Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee.