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Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Smoke rises after US-Led coalition air strike on ISIS targets in Kobane (Ayn al-arab) border city of Syria, on December 25, 2014. (Anadolu Agency/Getty)

While Airstrikes Resume Against ISIS, Experts Call For Peace Talks

President Obama suggested that current efforts to counter ISIS have been lacking. At a press briefing at the Pentagon yesterday, the President announced a plan to focus airstrikes on key ISIS targets in Syria. But experts say the time for fighting is past and diplomacy is the answer now. Peace talks between ISIS, Moscow and Washington may seem far fetched, but Middle East reporter Charles Glass, author of "Syria Burning: ISIS and the Death of the Arab Spring," says there may be no other way forward.

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Today's Takeaways: An Uncertain Future For Greece, U.S. Women's Soccer Wins World Cup, and (Un)Courteous Office Dining

The Takeaway looks at hope for a humane solution for Greece, an Iranian nuclear agreement sticks over sophisticated surveillance equipment, and Chicago's July 4th turns deadly.