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At a press conference on Aug. 7, Ed Henry of Fox News asked White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest a straightforward question about President Barack Obama's decision to authorize force against the Islamic State: "Is preventing a genocide in America's core interests?" The question assumed greater resonance later that day, when Obama justified military action in Iraq "to prevent a potential act of genocide," as the Islamic State surrounds thousands of members of Iraq's Yazidi religious sect.

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Print Headline: Do we care about preventing genocide?

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