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This July 3, 2014 file photo shows Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaking at the Pentagon. Hagel said Thursday that US airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but he expects Islamic State militants will regroup and stage a new offensive.

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This July 3, 2014 file photo shows Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaking at the Pentagon. Hagel said Thursday that US airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but he expects Islamic State militants will regroup and stage a new offensive.