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Islamic State Isn't Winning

Two months into the U.S. coalition's campaign against Islamic State, it is too soon to declare failure. 
The Kurdish Peshmerga, holding their own.

As so often when it comes to the use of U.S. military power, Senator John McCain has clarified one side of the argument: "They're winning and we're not," he said over the weekend of Islamic State's effort to build a caliphate in Iraq and Syria.

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