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As Senate Dem Pushes Air Strikes on Syria, Experts Say 'No Military Solution'
"You can't bomb extremism out of existence," says Middle East expert.
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Pivoting on ISIS Brutality, Obama Orders 350 More Troops to Iraq
More than 1,000 U.S. soldiers will now be in Iraq after order for additional forces comes in immediate wake of released video from ISIS that showed beheading of second American journalist
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Who’s Telling the ‘Big Lie’ on Ukraine?
Official Washington draws the Ukraine crisis in black-and-white colors with Russian President Putin the bad guy and the U.S.-backed leaders in Kiev the good guys. But the reality is much more nuanced, with the American people consistently misled on key facts
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US Journalist Steven Sotloff Reportedly Killed by ISIS
State department working to confirm authenticity of video purporting to show Sotloff's beheading
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Challenge to Sweeping NSA Dragnet Reaches Highest Court Yet
Bulk collection of telephone metadata threatens constitutional rights in 'unimaginable' ways, says ACLU
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US Bombs Somalia in Drone Attack
Pentagon admits US airstrikes took place, but says details on operations will only be released to public "as and when appropriate"
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How America Made ISIS
Their Videos and Ours, Their “Caliphate” and Ours
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NATO's "Military Hysteria" Undermines Hope for Peace in Ukraine, says Russia
A threatening push to expand military force eastward, say Russian officials, is making settlement in eastern Ukraine more difficult
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NATO and Ukraine: A Warning
MEMORANDUM FOR: Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Ukraine and NATO We the undersigned are long-time veterans of U.S. intelligence. We take the unusual step of writing this open letter to you to ensure that you have an...
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The US and ISIS
At the start of classes one year ago, I was having to explain to my students why the United States appeared to be on the verge of going to war against the Syrian government. At the beginning of this semester, exactly one year later, I’m having to explain to my students why the United States may be...
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