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    Hagel: ISIS Beyond Anything We've Seen

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    While fielding questions at a Pentagon briefing on Thursday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel declared that ISIS is as “sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen." Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey said it will take more than airstrikes to beat ISIS. When asked about hitting the group in Syria, Dempsey responded, “To your question, can they be defeated without addressing that part of their organization which resides in Syria? The answer is no. That will have to be addressed on both sides of what is essentially at this point a nonexistent border.”

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