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Cotton: Senate Fails to Stop Iran from Getting Nukes

3:32 PM, Sep 10, 2015

Senator Tom Cotton is blasting Senate Democrats from failing to block the Iran nuclear deal.

“I am deeply disappointed by Senate Democrats' decision to block a vote on the Iran nuclear deal. I proposed an amendment to Corker-Cardin that would have guaranteed a vote, but it was rejected by Democrats because their goal all along was to deny Congress any vote or say on this deal. That's one reason why I ultimately voted against Corker-Cardin," reads Cotton's statement to the press.

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Michael Moore Back With 'Where To Invade Next'

8:48 PM, Aug 08, 2015

Left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore will release his next movie in September in Toronto. Moore made the announcement on the Twitter live-streaming service Periscope. It'll premier at the Toronto Film Festival:

 

Here's the 6-min video from the Periscope I just did regarding my new film, WHERE TO INVADE NEXT. #W2IN #TIFF15 https://t.co/lKhLhTPUpn

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Obama and the 'Amen Corner'

With accusations of warmongering, the president feeds anti-Semitism.
10:24 AM, Aug 08, 2015

This week President Obama sealed his legacy as the most divisive president in modern times, who will leave behind both worsened race relations and a set of arguments about Iran that will surely feed anti-Semitism. 

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DHS Chief: Don’t Call it 'Islamic Extremism' Because it Doesn’t Have Anything to Do With Islam

11:05 AM, Aug 02, 2015

Department of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson says that the Islamic State wants to be viewed as Islamic, but they aren't. 

During an interview at the Aspen Security Forum, the interviewer asks if Johnson and DHS are missing the religious dimension of the terrorism we face by denying that it's inspired by Islam. "I couldn't disagree more," Johnson says.

Disagree with what?

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ISIS Is Thinking Big

3:24 PM, Jul 31, 2015

ISIS strives to create a new Caliphate.  It is the fundamental reason for its existence.  But the vision does not stop there.  As USA Today reports:

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Here’s the Alternative to a Bad Deal with Iran

3:11 PM, Jul 27, 2015

Defenders of the nuclear deal with Iran are right to ask what the alternatives are to the offer that’s now on the table. What’s excessive is their confidence that the only alternative to this deal is war. In fact, the alternative is not hard to describe and is not terribly dramatic.

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Dishonorable Agreement

Jul 27, 2015

President Obama had a moment of impressive moral clarity at his Iran press conference Wednesday. It was when he was asked about Bill Cosby.

“I’ll say this: If you give a woman—or a man, for that matter—without his or her knowledge, a drug, and then have sex with that person without consent, that’s rape.” And, Obama continued, “I think this country, any civilized country, should have no tolerance for rape.”

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Top Obama General Blames President for Iraq Collapse

7:31 PM, Jul 21, 2015

General Ray Odierno, the outgoing chief of staff of the Army, blamed President Obama's disengagement from Iraq for the country falling apart. He made the comments in an interview tonight on Fox News:

"Well, it's frustrating to watch it," Odierno said of the collapse of Iraq. "I think a lot of hard work into that. And we thought we had it going exactly in the right direction. But now we watch it fall apart--it's frustrating."

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VIDEO: ISIS Teaches Young Boys How to Behead

7:09 AM, Jul 21, 2015

The Islamic State is teaching boys, some as young as 8 years old, how to behead "infidels." The Associated Press has a video report on the matter:

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Obama's Claim of War If Congress Rejects Iran Deal Doesn't Pass Laugh Test

3:05 PM, Jul 17, 2015

"Without a deal, the international sanctions regime will unravel with little ability to reimpose them."

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Hillary Likens Tennessee Terror Attack to Charleston Massacre

8:01 PM, Jul 16, 2015

Hillary Clinton made a statement today on the terror attack in Tennessee, which reportedly claimed the lives of four Marines. The Democratic presidential candidate compared today's attack to the racially-motivated murder of 9 Americans in a Charleston church last month:

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Top General: Prepare for a Long War

3:35 PM, Jul 02, 2015

That is the guidance from the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs in what will likely be his last message to the troops and commanders serving under him. 

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Setbacks in the ‘Good War’

2:45 PM, Jun 23, 2015

The Taliban is conducting an offensive in Afghanistan that included the recent attack on the country's

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Iran & U.S. Share a Base

3:47 PM, Jun 22, 2015

Josh Rogin & Eli Lake report in Bloomberg that:

The U.S. military and Iranian-backed Shiite militias are getting closer and closer in Iraq, even sharing a base, while Iran uses those militias to expand its influence in Iraq and fight alongside the Bashar al-Assad regime in neighboring Syria.

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More U.S. Troops to Iraq

8:14 AM, Jun 10, 2015

Michael R. Gordon at the New York Times writes:

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No Strategy to Defeat ISIS, No Strategy to Win in Iraq

4:29 PM, Jun 08, 2015

On a day when the president declares that the United States does not yet have a complete strategy for defeating ISIS, it compounds the discouragement to learn that, as Barry Posen writes at 

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Obama on Fighting ISIS: 'We Don't Yet Have a Complete Strategy'

9:43 AM, Jun 08, 2015

At a press conference in Germany, President Obama admitted that he does not have a "complete strategy" to defeat ISIS:

"When a finalized plan is presented to me by the Pentagon, then I will share it with the American people," said Obama. "We don't yet have a complete strategy because it requires commitments on the part of the Iraqis as well about how recruitment takes place, how that training takes place. So the details of that are not yet worked out.

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The Obama Administration Makes Excuses for Iran's Cheating

5:04 AM, Jun 04, 2015

For the last several days, State Department spokesperson Marie Harf has been at pains to explain why Iran is not violating the interim nuclear agreement, or Joint Plan of Action.

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Target Baghdad?

4:24 PM, May 29, 2015

Much has been made of the pending Iraqi offensive to retake Ramadi from ISIS but it may be that Iraq’s principle city is vulnerable.

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High Stakes Offensive

10:44 AM, May 28, 2015

CNN is reporting:

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Tough Going in Anbar

7:59 AM, May 27, 2015

Sinan Salaheddin of the AP reports:

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Return to Ramadi?

11:47 AM, May 26, 2015

The BBC reports that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is saying:

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Perry: 'I Don't Think There's Any Doubt' Hillary Partly Responsible for Chaotic Iraq

7:05 PM, May 21, 2015

Oklahoma City
Former Texas governor Rick Perry sounded off on the fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi to Islamic State forces at a conference Thursday, saying President Obama has “lost the peace” in a critical part of the country. He also said Hillary Clinton bears responsibility for the current violent state of Iraq under ISIS.

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Boehner Calls for Action in Iraq: 'A Battle that We’re Losing Right Now'

'Things need to change.'
11:39 AM, May 21, 2015

In remarks today on Capitol Hill, Speaker of House John Boehner called for action in Iraq:

“On Iraq: It’s been a week now since ISIL fighters stormed Ramadi – the capital of Iraq’s largest province. Hundreds of innocent Iraqi men, women and children have been executed, dozens of U.S.-supplied tanks and military vehicles have been seized," said Boehner.

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'Right to Fight in Iraq'

8:49 AM, May 21, 2015

Bill Kristol, writing in USA Today:

We were right to invade Iraq in 2003 to remove Saddam Hussein, and to complete the job we should have finished in 1991.

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Susan Rice: 'We Have Ended Two Wars Responsibly'

4:19 PM, May 20, 2015

Susan Rice, speaking at the German embassy, on Tuesday night:

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Pentagon: 'Strategy to Defeat ISIL Is Working'

8:33 AM, May 18, 2015

A DoD News story, published on Defense.gov, claims that the "Strategy to Defeat ISIL is Working, Military Official Says."

The report reads, "The coalition and Iraqi security forces strategy to defeat and dismantle the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant extremist group is clear and on track, the chief of staff of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said today."

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NYPD Chief Wants 450 Cops to Combat ISIS

7:09 AM, May 18, 2015

New York City police chief Bill Bratton is worried about ISIS. So worried, in fact, that he's going to assign 450 New York Police Department cops to fight terrororism that may come from the Islamic State.

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Wife of ISIS Leader in U.S. Custody

9:41 AM, May 16, 2015

The U.S. killed an ISIS leader, Abu Sayyaf, last night in Syria. And, U.S. forces, now have his wife, Umm Sayyaf, in custody. The news was released today by the White House's National Security Council.

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Shots Fired in the Gulf

7:01 AM, May 15, 2015

Reuters reports that:

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