The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Syrian Campaign Hits New Al-Qaida-Linked Target

    The U.S.-led coalition is gunning for more than just Islamic State. Airstrikes in Syria — which officials warn could go on for years — are also targeting the shadowy Khorasan Group. It’s the first time officials have publicly named a network of al-Qaida fighters in Syria believed to be planning imminent attacks on Western nations. As for IS, officials say it’s been severely hit a day into the campaign, with 120 militants — including some leaders — reportedly killed.


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