After A Year Of Bombing ISIS, U.S. Campaign Shows Just Limited Gains

After A Year Of Bombing ISIS, U.S. Campaign Shows Just Limited Gains

By David Welna

Airstrikes have helped push back the Islamic State in some places, but the group has gained in other areas. Pentagon officials say the U.S. operation may need another two years or more to succeed.

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