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Jordanian King Pleads for US Weaponry

Jordanian King Pleads for US WeaponryKing Abdullah of Jordan wants US lawmakers to speed delivery of sophisticated weaponry to fight the Islamic State after the group burned one of its military pilots to death.
  • Congress
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Congress

Freshman Sen. Cotton Comes Out Swinging

Freshman Sen. Cotton Comes Out SwingingA freshman US senator is wasting no time letting his new colleagues know he plans to be aggressive on national security and foreign policy matters.
  • Congress
  • 1 month ago
Congress

Senate Readies Iran Sanctions if Nuke Talks Fail

Senate Readies Iran Sanctions if Nuke Talks FailA new Iran sanctions bill would require congressional review of any deal with Tehran, while hitting the Islamic republic with stiffer economic penalties should talks fail.
  • Congress
  • 1 month ago
Leaders

In the Mideast, Chaos and Questions

In the Mideast, Chaos and QuestionsThe leadership crisis in Yemen and the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has raised alarms all over Middle Eastern capitals concerning the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC's) security setting.
  • Leaders
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Congress

Senators Criticize Obama's ISIS Strategy

Senators Criticize Obama's ISIS StrategySenators emerged Thursday from a classified briefing with sharp critiques of the Obama administration's plans to arm and train Syrian rebels.
  • Congress
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Congress

Senate Leader Expects Obama To Submit AUMF

Senate Leader Expects Obama To Submit AUMFUS President Barack Obama soon will send lawmakers a measure that would legally authorize America's fight against the Islamic State, says a congressional leader.
  • Congress
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Intercepts

Pentagon: Hacking of CENTCOM Site a 'Prank'

Pentagon: Hacking of CENTCOM Site a 'Prank'CENTCOM says its investigating the beach of its social media accounts
  • Intercepts
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Congress

Corker In Talks With White House, DoD on Islamic State AUMF

Corker In Talks With White House, DoD on Islamic State AUMFA key GOP senator is meeting with White House and Pentagon officials about the wording of a measure to legally authorize US operations against the Islamic State.
  • Congress
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago