28 Sep '14, 8pm

Obama says US misjudged Iraqi army's ability and will, militants' threat.

A black flag used by the Islamic State group flutters over their combat positions on the front line with Kurdish Peshmerga fighters at the Mullah Abdullah Bridge, located between Irbil and Kirkuk, Iraq, on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Hadi Mizban/AP Related Cost of air war against Islamic State already near $1 billion as strategy shifts The air war in Syria and Iraq has already cost nearly $1 billion and ultimately could cost as much as $22 billion per year if a large ground force is deployed to the region, according to an analysis by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. US-led airstrikes hit Syria oil refinery by Turkey Airstrikes likely carried out by a U.S.-led coalition struck an oil refinery in Syria held by the Islamic State group Sunday, a witness said, shaking buildings and sending flames shooting into the air near the Turkish border. Al-Qaida leader wa...

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