Reluctant Warrior Obama Wavers as Iran Steps Up in Terror Fight

US President Barack Obama walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, March 10, 2015.

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Days after Ashton Carter became defense secretary, he huddled with 30 American diplomats and generals on a U.S. Army base in Kuwait to review President Barack Obama’s plan for battling Islamic State.

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