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    Turkish Policy Toward Syria

    Panelists talked about Turkey’s policies toward Syria following increased violence by Islamic State militants in the region.

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    State Department Daily Briefimg

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of international topics, including the Palestinian resolution on Israeli withdrawal, North Korea’s connection…

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    Defense Department Briefing on ISIS

    Lieutenant General James Terry briefed reporters and responded to questions on the U.S.-led strikes against ISIS* targets in Iraq and Syria. He gave an update on airstrike operations…

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    Conflict Resolution in Syria

    Ambassador Robert Ford and others talked about resolving the conflict in Syria. Ambassador Ford outlined why the Geneva talks failed to bring a resolution to the fighting in Syria, and…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Does the threat posed by ISIS* worry you?” br/ David…

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    Iraq Reconciliation

    Panelists that included Iraqi political scholars talked about the prospects for reconciliation of the different factions in Iraq. They focused on whether national reconciliation can…

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    Islamic State Threat Assessment

    Brett McGurk, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran testified at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Obama administration’s strategy against Islamic…

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    Use of Military Force Against ISIL

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the use of military force against so-called Islamic State* militants. Secretary Kerry said a…

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    Isaac Herzog on U.S., Israel, and the Middle East

    Israeli Labor Party Leader Isaac Herzog talked about relations with the U.S., Iran’s nuclear program, a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and why he intends to…

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    Hillary Clinton on U.S., Israel, and the Middle East

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about Middle East issues with Haim Saban at the 2014 Saban Forum. Topics included the threat of terrorism, nuclear talks with Iran, the…

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    U.S.-Jordan Relations

    President Obama and King Abdullah of Jordan spoke with reporters following a meeting. President Obama emphasized Jordan’s role as a critical partner in the Middle East, and…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East

    Former U.S. Ambassadors James Jeffrey, who served in Iraq, and Robert Ford, who served in Syria, discussed the situation in the Middle East and the ongoing fight against the so-called…

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    Combating ISIS

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the motivations of foreign fighters, including Americans, who had joined the militant group *ISIS, and what the U.S. and its allies were doing to counter…

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    Extremist Movements in the Middle East

    Middle East researchers and scholars talked about the increase in radical extremist movements across Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq. and U.S. policies aimed at supressing them. br/…

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    Mideast Conflicts and ISIS Threats

    Middle East experts talked about the history of Middle East conflict. Among the topics they discussed were the ISIS* threat to the U.S., U.S. policy in the Middle East, and Westerners'…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments a a new ISIS video that claims to show a beheading of an American aid worker. br/ The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a hearing on efforts to combat ISIS* militants who had taken over parts of Syria and…

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    Senator Corker on Combating Terrorists

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Ranking Member Bob Corker (R-TN) spoke to reporters after attending a closed-door hearing on the threat from the co-called Islamic State*. Senator…

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    Prime Minister Netanyahu on U.-S.-Israeli Relations

    Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu delivered remarks via satellite from Jerusalem to the Jewish Federations of North America’s 2014 General Assembly at Gaylord National Resort and…

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    Senator Cardin on Combating Terrorists

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke to reporters after attending a closed-door hearing on the threat from the co-called Islamic State. br/ The Islamic State…

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