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Obama Opens New Front Against Khorasan Terrorist Group

US President Barack Obama makes a statement on the first US bombing of the Islamic State group (IS) and Al-Qaeda at the White House in Washington, DC, Sept. 23, 2014, before departing to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York. President Obama said Tuesday the coalition of Arab nations involved in the first US airstrikes in Syria, showed the United States was not alone in combating the Islamic State group. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama makes a statement on the first US bombing of the Islamic State group (IS) and Al-Qaeda at the White House in Washington, DC, Sept. 23, 2014, before departing to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York. President Obama said Tuesday the coalition of Arab nations involved in the first US airstrikes in Syria, showed the United States was not alone in combating the Islamic State group. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON—The U.S. decision to strike the Khorasan Group to stop a possible terror attack represents a significant expansion of the largely secret war against core...




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