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Australian Broadcasting Corporation interview (video and transcript) with Dr. David Kilcullen.

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An influx of fighters with links to the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) played a major role in driving the Islamic State from key areas.

Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that sending National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border will defend not just his home state but the entire nation.

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"As is all too common in today’s Middle East... the best option is ultimately the least bad option and filled with risk."