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Blumenthal: Only SpecOps Troops for IS War

Blumenthal: Only SpecOps Troops for IS WarA US Marine-turned-senator doubts America will deploy large numbers of ground forces to fight the Islamic State.
  • Congress
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Opinion

Will video backfire on Islamic State? #tellusatoday

Will video backfire on Islamic State? #tellusatodayOur followers talked about how video of a Jordanian being burned alive would affect the Islamic State.
  • Opinion
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Congress

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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months, 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago