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Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama
Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama

Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else. But it only took a couple of beheadings by Islamic State to turn a nation of war-weary noninterventionists into an angry, warlike tribe. In a CBS News poll last month, a massive 71% of those surveyed said they supported continued air assaults against Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Even more notable, the number of people who supported sending U.S. troops to Iraq "to fight ISIS militants" (which sounds like ground combat, something President Obama has said he won't do) had increased...

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