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    Defense Department Briefing

    Brigadier General Kevin Killea briefed reporters and responded to questions on military efforts to fight the ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known…

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    International LGBT Rights and ISIS

    Ambassador Samantha Power spoke to reporters following the United Nations Security Council’s first-ever meeting on LGBT rights and the acts of abuse and violence committed by ISIS*…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby responded to reporters' questions on a variety of international topics, including Iran’s role in inspections of its nuclear and military sites, the Syrian conflict, and a…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mark Toner briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of international topics, including Hillary Clinton’s use of a private electronic mail server during her time…

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    Threats to Iraq and Syria

    General John Allen (Retired), Ambassador Lukman Faily, and Assistant Secretary Daniel Glaser talked about combating ISIL* in Syria and Iraq.  “Iraq/Syria: Worse Now Than…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Syria

    Marine Corps Brigadier General Kevin Killea, chief of staff for the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), briefed reporters and responded to questions about…

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    Army Chief of Staff Confirmation Hearing

    General Mark Milley gave testimony on his nomination to replace outgoing Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno. General Milley told the committee that Russia is the greatest national…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Retired General John Allen, who serves as special presidential envoy, talked about the campaign against ISIS* miltants. He also spoke briefly about the Iran nuclear agreement reached…

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey testified on U.S. strategy in combating ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. A broad range of topics…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of international topics, including Iran’s nuclear program and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s role in the…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Marine Corps Brigadier General Thomas Weidley briefed reporters on operations against ISIS and the threats the militant group poses to Iraq, Syria, and the region. The Islamic State of…

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    House Debate on Troop Withdrawal from Iraq and Syria

    The House debated and voted down 288-139 a resolution requiring U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq and Syria in the absence of a congressional vote on an authorization for the use of…

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    News Review with Senator Christopher Murphy

    Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) talked about U.S. policy toward ISIS*, an amendment he introduced that would ban deployment of ground troops to Iraq and Syria, the ongoing debate over…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Secretary Kerry joined John Kirby via video conference to brief reporters on a range of international topics, including Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s alleged use of chemical…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jeff Rathke briefed reporters and answered questions on a variety of international affairs topics, including the fight against *ISIS, stopping the flow of foreign terrorist fighters to Iraq…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jeff Rathke briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including the death of an American citizen in Syria and Secretary of State John Kerry’s…

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    Representative Gerald Connolly on Foreign Policy Challenges

    Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) talked about various foreign policy issues. Topics included National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance provisions in the PATRIOT Act; the fight…

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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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