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The ideological challenge from the Islamic State has proved intractable. It has been able to spread its ideas, recruit the disaffected, and infiltrate countries across the globe.

"The administration said Monday it would contribute an initial $60 million to help five nations in Africa’s Sahel region build a cross-border counterterrorism force."

"The Pentagon’s top general said Thursday that he is 'very frustrated with the drip, drip, drip of information' seeping out in the media."

"Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that 'too many terrorist organizations' find refuge in Pakistan and reiterated his call for the country to do more."

"The administration has no plans - and anticipates no requests from the DoD - to change the mission of U.S. troops in Niger or the rules under which they operate."

"Worried about eroding security, elected officials in Afghanistan sought answers this weekend from President Ashraf Ghani’s administration."