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    Fight Against ISIL Will Be ‘Long-term Campaign’

    “One of the interesting things to hear from our military leadership is the recognition that this cannot simply be a military campaign,” President Obama said. The effort must include all the “dimensions of our power” that bolster economic and political stability in the region.

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    New U.S. National Monument

    President Obama designates an area in Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains as the United States’ newest national monument.

  • Droplets of water cling to a yucca plant (AP Images)

    H2infO — Creating a More Water-Secure World

    Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli says nations need to work together to create a more water-secure world, and H2infO is a tool that can help them.


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    EJ|USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions

    The U.S. uses sanctions to alter the behavior of bad actors and tries to minimize any harm to general populations. Learn how sanctions work. Plus international entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, winning female coaches. 

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