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Obama to Address Summit Aimed at Reducing Violent Extremism

President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address Wednesday at a summit in Washington on combating and preventing violent extremism. The summit comes as the United States and its allies are struggling with the rapid, bloody rise of the extremist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and recent terrorist attacks in Australia, Canada, France, and Denmark. In an opinion piece published Wednesday in the Los Angeles Times, Obama said groups like ISIL (IS) and al Qaida "exploit...

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