By , The nation's top military officer raised the possibility Tuesday that U.S. troops could become involved in ground attacks against the Islamic State, despite repeated pledges to the contrary from President Obama. In testimony before the ... Washington Post, 2 days ago
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Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and US military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship. Even as the administration has received ...Sydney Morning Herald, 4 hours ago Rift widens between Obama, U.S. military over strategy to fight Islamic State Washington Post, 23 hours ago 5 Rift widens between Obama, U.S. military over strategy to fight Islamic State Washington Post, 1 hour ago Rift widens between Obama, US military over strategy to fight Islamic State Sunday Star-Times, 5 hours ago
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Responding to the growing terrorist threat in Iraq and Syria, the U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions Friday on six men for recruiting or financing foreign fighters and threatened additional sanctions against those supporting terrorist groups. The U.N.'s ...Sify, 1 month ago Baird addresses UN Security Council on Iraq MSN Canada, 3 hours ago Baird supports defeating Islamic State, but no new details how at UN Security Council CTV News, 2 hours ago Baird to address UN Security Council on Iraq MSN Canada, 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The House of Representatives is expected to vote to arm Syrian rebels to help combat Islamic State militants, a rare instance in which Republicans are more supportive of President Obama 's plan than Democrats. ...UPI, 2 days ago US clears way to aid Syria rebels Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 day ago Syrian rebels deny truce deal with Islamic State AlMonitor, 7 hours ago US to train, arm Syria rebels IAfrica.com, 1 day ago
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There are some big holes in President Barack Obama's plans to fight Islamic State (IS). The biggest is among the most crucial: If American troops are not going to take the fight to IS on the ground, who will? The problem is less acute in Iraq.BBC, 1 day ago Obama: No US combat mission in Iraq BBC, 2 days ago The US is about to learn once again that air power alone can't defeat an insurgency Quartz, 2 days ago Caveats to Obama's rule against 'combat mission' in Iraq, Syria Los Angeles Times, 1 day ago
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WASHINGTON: US lawmakers voted Wednesday (Sep 17) to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to combat Islamist radicals, a crucial step in President Barack Obama's bid to thwart extremism surging across Iraq and Syria. Despite misgivings ...Channel NewsAsia, 1 day ago US Lawmakers Move Toward Arming Syrian Rebels, With Conditions NDTV, 3 days ago U.S. House Approves Plan to Train Syria Rebels in IS Fight Naharnet, 1 day ago Kerry: Syrian moderate rebels could help in Iraq Sify, 2 months ago
Military leaders warned of a further escalation in their battle against the jihadists just as two branches of the rival Al-Qaeda group called for a united front against the war coalition Washington is building. US warplanes have been targeting IS ...Citizen.co.za, 3 days ago US combat advisors could battle IS Arab Times, 2 days ago US tries to cool Iraq combat talk Bangkok Post, 2 days ago US cools talk of combat role in Iraq Channel NewsAsia, 2 days ago
Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida. Cameron's remarks came just moments after ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
By | AFP Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the United States for its refusal to send troops into combat in the battle against Islamic State militants he claimed were seeking to "kill humanity." Speaking in an interview with NBC ...Yahoo! News, 1 day ago Iranian leader mocks US refusal to send troops vs Islamic State Interaksyon, 1 day ago Iran slams US troop veto in IS fight Northern Territory Government, 2 days ago Rouhani slams US troop veto in Isil fight Gulf News, 1 day ago
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