Amid criticism, US strategy on Islamic State showing results

In the face of criticism even from close political allies that the White House has been too slow in its military response to the Islamic State threat, the White House is still signaling it will not ramp up its efforts until it believes it has viable support.
In the face of criticism even from close political allies that the White House has been too slow in its military response to the Islamic State threat, the White House is still signaling it will not ramp up its efforts until it believes it has viable support.
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DARLING Downs grain grower Murray Wise is more than just a little invested in this year's winter crop after scorching summer heat fried his sorghum. DARLING Downs grain grower Murray Wise is more than just a little invested in this year's winter crop after scorching summer heat fried his sorghum.
WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences. WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.
Rob and Ainsley McArthur, Mystery Park, St Lawrence, are completely sold on the virtues of cell grazing. Rob and Ainsley McArthur, Mystery Park, St Lawrence, are completely sold on the virtues of cell grazing.
FABA bean crops on the Darling Downs have come under pressure from helicoverpa larvae this season, potentially slashing returns if grain does not meet stringent quality standards. FABA bean crops on the Darling Downs have come under pressure from helicoverpa larvae this season, potentially slashing returns if grain does not meet stringent quality standards.
1:48 PM The Prime Minister is right when he says that Australia’s escalating involvement in the Iraq conflict is nothing like 2003, when Australia joined the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam...
Underlining the potential for escalating confrontation, Hong Kong pro-democracy groups have vowed to ensure the city enters an “era of civil disobedience” in protest against proposed voting reforms imposed by the Chinese government that will ensure it retains tight control of election outcomes.
5:29 AM Underlining the potential for escalating confrontation, Hong Kong pro-democracy groups have vowed to ensure the city enters an “era of civil disobedience” in protest against proposed...
12:00 AM The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
31 Aug 14 With an agreement to allow the sale of Australian uranium to India expected this week, Indian scientists are questioning India's ability to manage a rapid expansion of its nuclear power...
31 Aug 14 Despite categorical statements by Barack Obama and a host of European leaders that there'll be no military response to Russia's encroachment into Ukraine, European officials were doing a...
31 Aug 14 A gay teenager disowned by his parents has received more than $90,000 from an internet campaign after a horrifying video of his experience went viral.
29 Aug 14 Ukraine just got uglier. The problem is that for all its huffing and puffing, the West is not quite sure about how to respond.
Schapelle Corby is likely to stay free on parole despite the recent arrest of her Indonesian boyfriend on drugs charges.
29 Aug 14 Schapelle Corby is likely to stay free on parole despite the recent arrest of her Indonesian boyfriend on drugs charges.
Tony Abbott will be the first bilateral visitor to India since Narendra Modi was swept to power in March.
29 Aug 14 Tony Abbott will be the first bilateral visitor to India since Narendra Modi was swept to power in March.
29 Aug 14 Perhaps it was sign of America’s war-weariness, or at least that of its pundit class, a group that has clearly tired of discussing the nation’s seemingly intractable crises in Ukraine,...
Schapelle Corby's parole could be in jeopardy following the reported arrest of her Indonesian boyfriend on drugs charges.
29 Aug 14 Schapelle Corby's parole could be in jeopardy following the reported arrest of her Indonesian boyfriend on drugs charges.
29 Aug 14 When the full extent of child abuse in the South Yorkshire town of Rotherham was revealed this week, a sigh of recognition was quickly followed by a sharp gasp of horror.
29 Aug 14 Social media and the press were blinded by the President's slightly baggy tan suit.
29 Aug 14 President Barack Obama says he has no strategy yet to launch a broader attack against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria.
29 Aug 14 The Herald's picture editors showcase the best images from around the globe.
28 Aug 14 To the extent that anyone “wins” from a heated, emotional argument between two nations and neighbours, Australia has won the spying row.
Australia has given away none of its ability to spy on Indonesia with the signing of a new agreement to settle the nine-month old row between the two countries
28 Aug 14 Australia has given away none of its ability to spy on Indonesia with the signing of a new agreement to settle the nine-month old row between the two countries
28 Aug 14 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists say they will escalate plans to blockade the city’s CBD in opposition to an imminent move to limit elections for its leader in 2017.
28 Aug 14 In the space of two years, Jessica* went from a cheerful 13-year-old girl who dreamed of becoming a professional dancer, to a twice-pregnant victim of abuse.
A number of issues complicate the Obama administration's search for a new
28 Aug 14 A number of issues complicate the Obama administration's search for a new "coalition of the willing" to fight ISIL in Iraq and Syria.
The CEO of a multibillion-dollar company has been caught on a lift surveillance video repeatedly kicking a doberman puppy as it cowered at his feet.
28 Aug 14 The CEO of a multibillion-dollar company has been caught on a lift surveillance video repeatedly kicking a doberman puppy as it cowered at his feet.
28 Aug 14 Ukraine's Foreign Ministry tweeted on Wednesday evening a pair of hashtag slogans, #UkraineUnderAttack and #RussiaInvadedUkraine, urging others to share the message.
28 Aug 14 There were two immediate victims of the shooting at the Bullets and Burgers gun range in Arizona on Tuesday. One, most terribly, was the 39-year-old instructor Charles Vacca who lost his...
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The RSPCA (NSW) should use some of the reported $50 millkion it has in investment accounts to do
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I'm convinced now Bushie Bill lives in Glebe. I don't think he has a clue as to what happens in
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govt has to stop expecting agriculture to sell on a world market income, yet buy on a
Up to 100 young farmer and agribusiness professionals are expected to attend the free GEN XY Farmers Workshop in Goondiwindi on September 10.
4:00 AM Up to 100 young farmer and agribusiness professionals are expected to attend the free GEN XY Farmers Workshop in...
THE hurt and pain of northern beef producers watching generations of assets being eroded by the perfect storm of drought, oversupply and poor prices is driving some of Australia’s most enquiring minds after leaving Longreach last week, determined to find long-term solutions to the ogre of non-viability.30 Aug 14 THE hurt and pain of northern beef producers watching generations of assets being eroded by the perfect storm of...