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Obama address on terrorism's 'new phase' fails to quell critics

President calls on tech industry for help in combating Islamic State

7th December, 2015
Obama speaks from the Oval Office. Pic: Getty

President Barack Obama addressed the nation yesterday from the Oval Office on his strategy to defeat Islamic State. He said the terrorist threat had entered a "new phase" after a mass shooting in California.

In a rare Oval Office address, Obama sought to calm a nervous country but his speech failed to quieten critics who believe he underestimates the militants' strength and staying power.

Obama used his TV appearance to pledge to "hunt down terrorist...

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