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    Continuing Resolution Markup

    The House Rules Committee met to consider rules for floor debate on a short-term, through December 11, 2014, continuing resolution to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the fiscal…

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    U.S. Strategy for Combating ISIS

    Anthony Cordesman talked about President Obama’s strategy toward defeating ISIL* which he laid out in an address earlier in the week. He reacted to a video clip of the previous…

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    Israeli Air Defense

    Uzi Rubin, who founded and was the first director of the Israel Missile Defense Organization in the Israel Ministry of Defense (MOD), talked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and…

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    State Department

    Deputy Spokesman Marie Harf briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a range of international issues, including U.S. strategy toward defeating ISIL* in Syria and Iraq, the role…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Press Secretary Earnest talked about the U.S. strategy against ISIL* and the…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including U.S military airstrikes against ISIL* militants in Iraq and Syria. Topics…

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    Combating ISIS

    Middle East policy experts talked about President Obama’s plan to combat ISIS* and the U.S. effort to establish a reliable partner in Syria to fight both ISIS and President…

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    U.S. Response to Islamic State

    Former Representative Lee Hamilton (D-IN) talked about President Obama’s September 10, 2014 address to the nation on combating the Islamic State*, as well as other potential U.S.…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s strategy for combating the Islamic State. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the…

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    Combating Islamic State Threat

    House Armed Services Committee Chair Buck McKeon (R-CA) spoke about the U.S. strategy toward Islamic State* militants in Iraq and Syria. Representative McKeon saidPresident…

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    U.S. Response to Islamic State

    Senate Armed Services Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) talked about the U.S. response to Islamic State* militants in Iraq and Syria and other foreign policy issues. Senator Levin expressed…

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    Senators McCain and Graham on Strategy for Islamic State

    Senator McCain (R-AZ) spoke on the Senate floor against President Obama’s plan to combat the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). He said the U.S. was not safer than it was on September 11,…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including the president’s strategy for combating ISIL* militants and the changes…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest answers reporters' questions on a range of issues, including President Obama’s commitment the previous day of 475 U.S. military personnel to…

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    Senate Democratic Leadership on Islamic State Threat

    Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to urge Congress to authorize Title 10 of the United States Code, giving the president more authority to train and equip moderate groups in…

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    Islamic State Congressional Briefing Stakeout

    Congressmen lawmakers spoke with reporters and responded to questions following a closed-door briefing on President Obama’s plan to deal with the threat of ISIL* militants to U.S.…

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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 President Obama’s address to the nation on combating Islamic…

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    September 11 Anniversary and Islamic State Threat

    David Sanger talked by phone about the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. He also spoke about how national security officials were approaching the the threat…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s speech presenting the U.S. strategy to confront Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) militants in Syria and Iraq, and viewer…

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    Civilians and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Meir Elran talked about the resilience demonstrated by the Israeli civilian front during Operation Protective Edge. He also discussed the factors that contributed the effort and their…

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