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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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    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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    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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    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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    Authorization for the Use of Military Force Request

    Daniel Newshauser talked about congressional reaction to President Obama’s request for authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIS. The Islamic State of Iraq…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby responded to questions by reporters on various military issues. Topics included a suicide attack that day by so-called Islamic State insurgents on an Iraqi air…

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    Islamic Extremism Threat

    Witnesses testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the threat posed by Islamic extremism and possible U.S. foreign policy implications. Retired Lieutenant General…

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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. Topics included Homeland Security Department funding and President Obama’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. She addressed Department of Homeland Security funding, President Obama 's…

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    Authorization for Use of Military Force Request

    Representative Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), chair of the House Foreign Affairs Emerging Threats Subcommittee, talked about President Obama’s authorization for use of military force (AUMF)…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the strategy laid out in President Obama’s request for the authorization of…

    302 views
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    National Security Strategy

    Two former undersecretaries of Defense for policy, Eric Edelman and Michele Flournoy, testified on national security threats facing the U.S. They answered questions on Iran’s nuclear…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including conflict in Yemen, and strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria.

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of military-related topics. He announces that Secretary Hagel authorized 1300 additional troops…

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    Defense Department Briefing on ISIS

    Lieutenant General James Terry briefed reporters and responded to questions on the U.S.-led strikes against ISIS* targets in Iraq and Syria. He gave an update on airstrike operations…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Does the threat posed by ISIS* worry you?” David Jackson…

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    Iraq Reconciliation

    Panelists that included Iraqi political scholars talked about the prospects for reconciliation of the different factions in Iraq. They focused on whether national reconciliation can…

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    Islamic State Threat Assessment

    Brett McGurk, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran testified at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Obama administration’s strategy against Islamic…

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    British Defense Committee Hearing on Combating ISIS

    The British House of Commons Defence Committee held a hearing on coalition efforts against ISIS* militants and their advances on targets in Iraq and Syria. Witnesses included the British…

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    Combating ISIS

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the motivations of foreign fighters, including Americans, who had joined the militant group *ISIS, and what the U.S. and its allies were doing to counter…

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