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America's coalition battle against ISIS is also a battle against the group's "twisted thinking" — and that calls for stepped-up efforts to counteract ISIS' recruitment operations, President Barack Obama announced Monday. "This is not simply a military effort," Obama said. "Ideologies are not defeated by guns. They're defeated with better ideas." The U.S. will combat ISIS recruitment by encouraging largely Muslim countries to increase economic opportunities for young people drawn to the terror group's violent Islamist campaign. But he also warned that the multifaceted campaign against ISIS will be a protracted campaign. "This larger battle for hearts and minds is going to be a generational struggle," he said. Get More at NBC News

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Freedom is not free. It's paid by all the folks who are here today and all the folks who are around the world.  

— President Obama, speaking to members of the military and their families at an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn of the White House.
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Greek FM Quits, Uncertainty Follows Bailout Vote


Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his resignation on Monday, a day after Greeks delivered a resounding 'No' to the conditions of a rescue package. In a statement, Varoufakis said he had been "made aware" that some members of the euro zone considered him unwelcome at meetings of finance ministers. The euro fell sharply on Monday (local time) in Asia-Pacific trading after the vote against austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money. The Greek government said 61.3 percent of those voting in the referendum had backed the government's Syriza party and rejected the bailout conditions. "This does two things: it legitimizes the stance of the Greek government and it leaves the ball in Europe's court," ANZ Bank analysts said in a note. "Europe either folds or Greece goes bankrupt; over to you Merkel." The next step was unclear, with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras saying his government had a mandate to reach a viable solution and was ready to resume talks, while Germany and France were seeking a euro zone summit on Tuesday. The euro initially fell about 1.4 percent against its U.S. counterpart but trimmed its losses slightly to last trade at $1.0992. Get More at NBC News