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    U.S. Policy on Combating ISIS

    Foreign Policy senior writer Shane Harris spoke by phone about the latest on U.S. strategy to combat ISIS' stronghold on parts of Syria and Iraq, and whether the Obama administration would…

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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. surveillance flights over Syria, the transport of U.S. weapons to Kurdish forces,…

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    Islamic Radicalization

    Islam and foreign policy experts talked about the causes for the rise of radicalism in Iraq and Syria and the creation of militant groups such as ISIS*. They discussed the intentions of…

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    Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

    Former Defense Department and FBI officials talked about the international community’s concern over the expansion of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). They also discussed…

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    Presidential News Conference

    President Obama made a statement about the latest developments in Syria and Ukraine and responded to reporters' questions. He said that ISIS* posed an immediate threat to Iraq and that…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues, including reports that Russian tanks and troops had entered southern Ukraine and a recent United…

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    UN Security Council Meeting on Syria

    The United Nations Security Council met to discuss the situation in Syria and ongoing humanitarian efforts The previous day U.N. investigators released their report that found both the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics. Topics included Iraq and whether a decision has been made to target ISIL* with air strikes in…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of military-related questions. He announced the coalition forces who had signed up to support the…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jen Psaki briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues. She commended the latest Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire agreement, but added that it was an…

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    ISIS Threat to the U.S.

    James Jay Carafano talked about U.S response to the threat from ISIS.* Among other topics, he discussed included possible airstrikes or other strategies against Syria, the impact of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should President Obama seek congressional approval for airstrikes in Syria?”

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions on a variety of issues, including the release of U.S. journalist Peter Theo Curtis by Syrian militants over the weekend. Press Secretary Earnest…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What are the military options against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)?” Brief video clips were shown…

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    Military Options in Dealing with Middle East Terrorists

    Andrew Tilghman talked about the Defense Department’s role in countering ISIL* in Iraq as the U.S. continues airstrikes in the country even as the Iraqi forces face internal political…

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    National Security and the Middle East

    National security and Middle East policy experts assessed U.S. national security threats in the Middle East and the Obama administration’s foreign policy in the region. They…

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    Destruction of Syria's Chemical Weapons

    Bucky McMahon talked about his July 2014 Popular Mechanics article, “The Neutralizer,” on the technology invented to destroy Syria’s cache of chemical weapons. This…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of issues, including U.S. options in Iraq, the situation in Syria, and the military’s decision to grant…

    456 views
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    Middle East, Europe and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Shane Harris talked about ongoing turmoil in the Middle East. Topics included the rising violence between Israel and Hamas, continued violence in Iraq and the militant group Islamic…

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    Security Threats in Syria

    Speaking to diplomats at the U.S. embassy in Oslo, Norway, Attorney General Eric Holder said the “Syrian conflict has turned that region into a cradle of violent extremism” and…

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