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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including opposition among State Department officers to U.S. policy toward Syria.

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    Combating Terrorism in the Middle East

    Three assistant secretaries of state talked about U.S. policy and efforts to combat terrorism around the globe. They also discussed the impact of terrorism on refugees, and what the…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    At the daily State Department briefing, John Kirby addressed an internal memo in which 51 State Department officials urged a more aggressive stance on Syria. Mr. Kirby said a…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Army Colonel Christopher Garver, spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, delivered his first briefing on U.S. military operations in Iraq and Syria for…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner briefed reporters an responded to their questions on a variety of foreign policy matters, including Syria, combating ISIL*, that day’s…

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    American Jewish Committee Global Forum, Evening Session

    The World Leaders Plenary was an evening session of the American Jewish Committee Global Forum, held June 5-7, 2016, at the Washington Hilton.  U.S. National Security Adviser Susan…

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    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Former federal officials and foreign diplomats talked about the future of the conflict between Israel and Palestinians living in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The Center for a New…

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    British Defense Committee Hearing on Operations Against ISIS

    British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and two British strategists testified at a House of Commons Defence Committee hearing on military operations against ISIS* in Iraq and…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Operation Inherent Resolve Spokesman Colonel Steve Warren briefed reporters at the Pentagon via satellite from Baghdad on U.S. military operations against ISIL* militants in Iraq and…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Spokesman Peter Cook briefed reporters at the Pentagon and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics, including Memorial Day activities. Reporters focused…

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    Book Discussion on America's War for the Greater Middle East

    Professor Andrew Bacevich talked about his book America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History, in which he looks at the United States' involvement in the Middle East…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics, including President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, the attempted closing of the Guantanamo Bay prison…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Colonel Steve Warren, spokesperson for Operation Inherent Resolve, briefed reporters at the Pentagon on the fight against ISIS.* He also confirmed that the U.S. did not carry out the strike…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest answered several questions on the White House directive on transgender students and school bathroom. He told reporters that the guidance does not add additional…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Elizabeth Trudeau responded to reporters' questions on a variety of international opics, including Syrian ceasefire talks and Brazil’s senate vote to begin impeachment proceedings…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Elizabeth Trudeau briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including Secretary John Kerry’s conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Elizabeth Trudeau responded to reporters' questions on a variety of international topics, including efforts by Russia and the U.S. to extend the ceasefire in Syria

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    Book Discussion on Till We Have Built Jerusalem

    Adina Hoffman talked about her book Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City, in which she profiles three men who were responsible for much of Jerusalem’s contemporary…

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    Syrian Refugees in the U.S.

    Activists and refugees shared their experiences in Syria, as well as the challenges faced by migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. Other speakers included the State Department’s…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mark Toner briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including an agreement reached between Russia and the U.S. to extend the ceasefire in Syria,…

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