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Syrian Refugees Express High Hopes for Obama’s IS Plan

Expectations are high among refugees fleeing the Islamic State in Syria after U.S. President Barack Obama laid out a plan to destroy the militants that have taken over large swaths of Iraq and Syria. Families say life in Islamic State-controlled territories in Syria is terrifying, though some analysts say Obama’s plan is likely to be more successful in Iraq than in Syria. Ibrahim is a father of five who works in construction outside Beirut. Four days ago he went back to his home in Syria...

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