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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, sanctions against Russia, and ongoing airstrikes in…

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    Dennis McDonough on Netanyahu Visit

    White House Chief of Staff sDennis McDonough spoke about Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s upcoming visit to Washington on NBC’s “Meet on Press.”

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki responded to questions from reporters on a variety of international topics. She talked about the recent terror attack in Yemen, the death of King Abudullah of Saudi Arabia,…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including conflict in Yemen, and strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics, including the invitation to the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to speak to a joint session of Congress,…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on variety of issues, including Speaker Boehner’s (R-OH) invitation to Israeli Prime Minister…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Marie Harf briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including U.S.-Cuba relations, the French terrorist attacks, and the Israeli-Palestinian…

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    1964 Film The Middle East

    This Defense Department film is a history of the Middle East, with an emphasis on the Israel-Egypt conflict, Arab nationalism, Cold War issues, and the plight of Palestinian refugees.

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    American Perceptions of ISIS

    Shibley Telhami released the results of an opinion poll focused on Americans' attitudes toward ISIS* and the United States' strategy to defeat it. The poll showed that 70 percent of…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki responded to questions from reporters on a variety of international topics, including the Palestinian statehood resolution that failed to win enough votes at the United Nations…

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    Book Discussion on Inside Syria

    Reese Erlich talked about his book Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect, in which he provides an account of the Syrian civil war based on interviews…

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    U.N. Security Council Meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    The United Nations Security Council held a meeting on Israeli-Palestinian relations and to vote on a peace agreement proposal, which would call on Israel to end its occupation of…

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    Turkey's Syria Policy and ISIS

    Journalists and foreign policy analysts talked about Turkey’s policies toward Syria following increased violence by ISIS* militants in the region. They discussed Turkey’s…

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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?” David Jackson…

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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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