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Tom Vanden Brook and David Jackson

As Obama administration officials sought to reassure Americans about efforts to contain Ebola in the wake of the first U.S. case, the military announced Friday that an additional 1,000 troops could be sent to West Africa to help fight the virus.

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Prison Planet

Americans would support sending more U.S. troops to fight the Islamic State if U.S. strategy in the region were clearer, Sen. John McCain, a longtime critic of President Obama's foreign policy, said Monday. And without more specialized troops, he s

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No sign of the Iraq army being able to make a successful counter-attack, and US air strikes are making little difference.

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Christina Lamb, Mark Hookham and Tim Shipman

FORMER head of the UK military warned this weekend that Isis, also known as Islamic State, will never be defeated by air attacks alone and western governments are wrong to rule out deploying their own ground troops.

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"This is an organisation that has an apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision which will eventually have to be defeated," Gen Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Pentagon press conference in August.