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'Who Knows?': Eliot Engel Frets About ISIS Overrunning Syrian Opposition

Congressman Eliot Engel has backed the president’s strategy of training and arming Syrian rebels to combat the growing threat of the Islamic State, but the ranking member of the foreign affairs committee fears that the radical organization could win out in the region. 314 more words

Congressman Warns of 'Many Other 9/11's' If ISIS Isn't Stopped

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria could unleash “many other 9/11’s” if they’re not stopped soon, Congressman Eliot Engel warned on Wednesday night.

Mr. Engel, a Bronx Democrat and ranking member of the foreign affairs committee, … 372 more words

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In "tasteless tweets" Russian embassy mocks Ukraine with toys

WASHINGTON — The death and mayhem in southeast Ukraine is a barrel of laughs for snickering Russian diplomats, who are sending out cheeky tweets mocking the United States and other critics of their country’s invasion of its neighbor. 350 more words