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Can war, by Obama's rules, beat IS?
WASHINGTON, Aug 28, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - An apparently looming American clash with Islamic State in Syria presents a defining test for President Barack Obama's doctrine of often lethal, but limited, no-boots-on-the-ground warfare. Obama's worldview, cemented when US armies bogged down in Iraq, led him to a brand of war in which drones pound Al-Qaeda militants in Pakistan and Yemen and special forces materialize to pursue terror suspects in hostile lands like Libya and Somalia. But as he contemplates targeting IS militants settling into a new caliphate, he is adamant his core policy of keeping ground troops back home is inviolate. When Obama sketched his blueprint for flexing US po... More...
   
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DHAKA, Aug 28, 2014 (BSS) - The government Yesterday sought nomination/ proposal for Ekushey Padak 2015, a national award introduced in memory of the martyrs of Language Movem... More...
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NEW YORK, Aug 28, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was arrested Wednesday in New York on suspicion of making a bomb threat, police said.

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BANGKOK, Aug 28, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - A Thai court on Thursday dismissed charges of murder and abuse of power against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody crackdown on ... More...
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PARIS, Aug 28, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - Unemployment in crisis-hit France struck a new high in July, official statistics published yesterday showed, in another blow for the deeply unpopular President Francois... More...

WASHINGTON, Aug 28, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - The US Congressional
Budget Office raised its forecast for the US fiscal deficit this
year yesterday, but said it would still be much lower than last
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NEW YORK, Aug 28, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - Maria Sharapova booked her US Open third-round berth on Wednesday with a gritty three-set victory over Alexandra Dulgheru as US men produced... More...
 
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