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    U.S. Policy in Iraq and Syria

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on U.S. policy in Iraq and Syria following the loss of the Iraqi city of Ramadi, which was captured by ISIS* on May 17, 2015. The witnesses argued that the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are you confident in President Obama’s strategy against ISIS?” The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of topics, including the president’s strategy against the so-called Islamic State* in Syria and Iraq, trade policy, and…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Is the U.S. military effort against ISIS* working?” Niels Lesniewski, speaking by phone, previewed the week…

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    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Yemen and Syria

    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke with reporters about the conflict in Yemen and the ISIS takeover of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, Syria. The Islamic State of…

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    U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State Terrorists

    Retired General John Allen, the special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter *ISIL, was joined by two Defense Department officials in testifying before the House Foreign…

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    Book Discussion on ISIS

    Hassan Hassan, co-author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror, talked about the rise and leadership of *ISIS in the Middle East. Mr. Hassan co-wrote the book with journalist Michael…

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    Book Discussion on The Kurdish Spring

    David Phillips talked about his book, The Kurdish Spring: A New Map of the Middle East, about the shifting alliances in the fight against *ISIS. He also spoke about the U.S.…

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    Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the U.S.

    Nicholas Burns, former undersecretary of state for political affairs from 2005 until 2008, talked about foreign policy challenges that were facing the U.S., including issues with Israel,…

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    General Wesley Clark on National Security and Foreign Policy

    General Wesley Clark, former NATO supreme allied commander in Europe, talked about the U.S. national security and foreign policy issues. He named Ukraine as his top concern. He…

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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. training missions in Iraq and Syria, and ending the U.S. mission to combat Ebola…

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    U.S. Strategy Against Islamic State Terrorists

    Retired General John Allen, the special presidential envoy for the global coalition to counter ISIL, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the U.S. strategy and…

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    NATO Operations

    NATO Supreme Allied Commander General Philip Breedlove briefed reporters at the Pentagon on a variety of military topics. He spoke about U.S. and NATO support of Ukraine in the ongoing…

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    United Kingdom Foreign Policy, National Security, and Ukraine

    British Prime Minister David Cameron appeared before a parliamentary committee to answer questions regarding United Kingdom foreign policy, countering violent extremism, and the…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics. Topics included the sentencing of 20 Egyptian activists for organizing an unauthorized…

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    New America Foundation Forum on Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity specialists discussed various topics in the opening sessions of the New America Foundation’s day-long forum titled, “Cybersecurity for a New America: Big Ideas and…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should the U.S. use troops to fight ISIS?” The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues. Topics included reported violations of the ceasefire in the conflict between Ukraine and…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a range of military-related topics, including a U.S. screening process to recruit and train moderate Syrian…

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    Authorization for the Use of Military Force Request

    Jennifer Daskal and Charles Stimson talked about the legal issues surrounding President Obama’s request for authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS. The…

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