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Obama: US 'Underestimated' Rise of Islamic State

President Barack Obama said the United States "underestimated" the rise of Islamic State and other Syrian-based militants, and "overestimated" Iraq's ability to fight them. Obama told CBS television's 60 Minutes Sunday it is a myth that if the United States had armed the moderate Syrian rebels two years ago, as some in Washington urged, Syria would be fine today. The president blamed the situation in Iraq, in part, on former prime minister Nouri al-Maliki....

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