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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INCREASED competition from feedlots and local restockers helped put a buzz in the cattle market today, with prices up across the board at the Warrnambool store sale. INCREASED competition from feedlots and local restockers helped put a buzz in the cattle market today, with prices up across the board at the Warrnambool store sale.
FONTERRA has announced a partnership with a Chinese baby food manufacturer to seize more of the lucrative infant formula market. FONTERRA has announced a partnership with a Chinese baby food manufacturer to seize more of the lucrative infant formula market.
IT'S been a long-time coming, but it's finally official: the Euroa saleyards is getting a roof.
IT'S been a long-time coming, but it's finally official: the Euroa saleyards is getting a roof.
ANDREW Wilkie has compared the Coalition government to “a pack of sadists” when it comes to the live animal export trade. ANDREW Wilkie has compared the Coalition government to “a pack of sadists” when it comes to the live animal export trade.
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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Thank you for the chance to debate the Single Desk issue Bushie. World wheat prices are higher
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Australian grower prices for wheat are not so hot today when you look at Chicago wheat trading
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Australia's most vibrant industry now is property development and building housing! The fact
CONCERNS have arisen that the Tasmanian government’s anti-protest legislation could see farmers arrested for holding ‘‘Lock The Gate’’ style protests against gas exploration on their own land.11:26 AM CONCERNS have arisen that the Tasmanian government’s anti-protest legislation could see farmers arrested for holding...
FOOD labelling laws need an urgent overhaul, says the head of Tasmania's peak agricultural group.28 Aug 14  2 FOOD labelling laws need an urgent overhaul, says the head of Tasmania's peak agricultural group.