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US Military Leaders to Focus on IS Strategy at Hearing

President Barack Obama's strategy for combating Islamic State militants will likely be a major focus Wednesday as his defense secretary and the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff go before a panel of lawmakers in Washington to discuss the situation in the Middle East. Defense chief Ash Carter and Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey are scheduled to testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee a week after Obama announced plans to send more U.S. forces to advise...

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