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U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel: Fight to defeat Islamic State is long-term

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 01:45

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel tells a news conference in the Chilean capital that the fight against Islamic State militants is long-term. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Saturday Iraqi security forces were in full control of Baghdad but that the embattled Syrian city of Kobani was a very difficult problem. Hagel told a news conference in the Chilean capital that the fight against Islamic State militants, who have seized swathes of Iraq and Syria, was a long-term fight.

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U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel: Fight to defeat Islamic State is long-term

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 01:45