McCain calls for dramatic increase in US airstrikes against Islamic State

Senator John McCain speaks during a hearing about border security in WashingtonBy Steve Holland EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) – Republican Senator John McCain called on Wednesday for a dramatic increase in U.S. McCain told Reuters that the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants should serve as a turning point for President Barack Obama’s deliberations on how to deal with the group. “First of all, you’ve got to dramatically increase the airstrikes.

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