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Perry presses for greater US involvement in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday pressed for a more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq to combat Islamic state militants, including a sustained air campaign, and signaled he would support sending American ground troops. 527 more words

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U.S. Foreign Policy After Afghanistan – Déjà Vu All Over Again

When it comes to foreign affairs, the Washington policy establishment – and here I refer primarily to the executive and legislative branches – is for the most part crisis-oriented. 838 more words

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Assad's Forces Carrying Out Dozens Of Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

BEIRUT (CBS News/CBSDC/AP) — As the U.S. military strikes ISIS militants in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group’s headquarters in the past two days. 824 more words

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Syria Strikes Militants as U.S. Targets Them in Iraq

(BEIRUT) — As the U.S. military strikes the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group’s headquarters in the past two days. 791 more words

Obama Notifies Congress: U.S. expands air campaign in Iraq to help regain Mosul dam

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EDGARTOWN, Mass. – The U.S. has expanded its air campaign in Iraq with attacks aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the strategic Mosul dam. 249 more words

A thank you letter, long overdue.

I wrote this letter probably 2 years ago, and it seems more appropriate than ever to post it now, what with all the turmoil over in Israel and with all the crap about missing planes.   624 more words

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